Driscoll to Wolters Kluwer

Veteran book publishing executive Susan Driscoll is taking a new job: executive v-p and general manager of books at Wolters Kluwer Health. Driscoll was most recently CEO of iUniverse, which was acquired by Author Solutions last September.

Parker, Walker Up at Gotham

Beth Parker and Amanda Walker have both been promoted in the Gotham publicity department. Parker, who joined Penguin in 2005, has been promoted to associate publicity director. Walker, who joined Gotham in 2007 from Free Press, has moved up to publicity manager.

Diego to Lectorum

Zimena Diego has been named Web producer at LiberiaLectorum.com, the forthcoming Spanish-language consumer site from Lectorum, a distributor of Spanish-language and bilingual titles for adults and children. Diego was children’s book review editor at Criticas.

Pugh Up at Coutts

Stephen Pugh has been promoted from senior v-p for international sales to v-p of sales for the U.S. and Asia-Pacific at Coutts Information Services.

Beren Opens Practice

West Coast publishing veteran Peter Beren has formed his own consulting business, Peter Beren Publishing. He can be reached at peterberen@aol.com.