Sesselberg to S&S
Arthur Sesselberg has joined Simon & Schuster's premium and corporate sales division. Sesselberg, who arrives from Random House, where he was manager of premium for the last 13 years, will be working with many of the packaged companies that the publisher works with, including Kohl's Care for Kids.
Cieslicki to Bloomsbury
Kevin Cieslicki has been hired as business manager at Bloomsbury. He arrives from Scholastic, where he was associate business manager.
Auerbach to Kensington
Karen Auerbach has joined Kensington Publishing as director of publicity and public relations. Auerbach was most recently senior director of publicity at Avalon Publishing Group.
Patestides to Red Wheel
Genia Patestides has joined Red Wheel/Weiser as sales director. Patestides was most recently national accounts manager at Quayside Publishing.
McCormack to Rotrosen
Mike McCormack has been named manager of contracts and royalties at the Jane Rotrosen Agency. McCormack spent the last 21 years at Bookspan, where he was director, contracts licensing & administration.