Echeverria Up At Macmillan
Byron Echeverria has been promoted from associate director of academic marketing to director of academic marketing. He will be working with all the adult trade imprints and distribution lines.
Jansen to Doubleday
Gary Jansen has been named religion editor at Doubleday. He was editor of the Quality Paperback Book Club.
Jayatilleke Up At Marvel
Ruwan Jayatilleke has been promoted from v-p of development to senior v-p of strategic development, acquisitions and licensing at Marvel Comics.
Ballenger, De Bartlo Up at HC
Seale Ballenger has been promoted to v-p and group publicity director for William Morrow, HarperEntertainment, Eos and Morrow Cookbooks. Ballenger, who's been in the book business for 20 years, started her career at Random House in 1988 and joined HC in 2004. Also at HC, Dee Dee De Bartlo has been promoted to senior director of publicity and new initiatives for William Morrow, HarperEntertainment, Eos and Morrow Cookbooks.
Salisbury to UPM
Leila W. Salisbury has been named director of the University Press of Mississippi. Salisbury, who's replacing longtime UPM director Seetha Srinivasan, arrives from the University Press of Kentucky, where she was director of the marketing department. Salisbury will start at UPM on July 14.
New Hires at LightWedge
Ira Morgenstern and Chuck Stravin have both joined LightWedge, which makes book lights and magnifiers. Morgenstern, who was CFO of Shawmut Design and Construction, has been named CFO, while new chief customer officer Stravin was with Euro-Pro Operating.