Morrison Up at Penguin
Stephen Morrison has been promoted from editor-in-chief and associate publisher of Penguin Books to v-p of Penguin Books. Morrison joined the company in 2000 after six years as a senior scout at Maria Campbell Associates. In 2003 he left for a job at Bloomsbury and returned to Penguin in 2005.
Adams to Langenscheidt
Melissa Adams has been named national account manager, handling Barnes & Noble and Amazon, at Langenscheidt Publishing Group. Adams arrives at LPG from McGraw-Hill's professional book division.
Promos at Little, Brown
Michelle Aielli and Marlena Bittner have both been promoted in the Little, Brown publicity department. Aielli has moved up from assistant director of publicity to associate director of publicity, Bittner from senior publicist to publicity manager.
Fabiancic to Mosaico
Miriam Fabiancic has been named editor-in-chief of Mosaico Book Club, Bertelsmann Direct North America's Spanish-language club. Fabiancic was most recently regional director of the Partnerships Program for the Centers of Excellence for Teacher Training.
Schluep, Clayton Up At Del Rey
Chris Schluep has been promoted to senior editor at Del Rey; he's worked on a variety of titles including China Mieville's YA novel Un Lun Dun and the graphic novel series Flight. Keith Clayton, who joined Del Rey in 2003, has been promoted to editor and licensing manager.
Hanson to HDA
Rick Hanson has been hired to handle special projects at HDA Inc., a distributor of DIY home design and home improvement titles. Hanson was most recently at Namco Pool & Patio.