Hultenschmidt Promoted

Dorchester Publishing promoted Leah Hultenschmidt to the position of editorial director, filling the position recently held by Alicia Condon, who left for Kensington Publishing. Hultenschmidt has directed the publicity and promotions department, built and overseen the company's Web site, and edited the romance and western genres.

Johnson Rises At S&S Australia

Lou Johnson has been promoted to managing director at Simon & Schuster Australia. Johnson has been with the company since July 2008 as sales and marketing director. The announcement is part of a realignment of S&S's international operations, with responsibility and business support for S&S Australia moving from New York to the U.K.

Nicolajsen Up At Kensington

Alex Nicolajsen has been promoted from assistant to Kensington publisher Steven Zacharius to digital content manager, working on promotions on social networking sites.