Hires, Promos At Chronicle
Michael Lasmanis has been named IT director; Anna-Lisa Sandstrum, formerly with Cannongate, has been named national account manager, Borders, Ingram, and BAM/AWBC; Michael Melby, formerly with Viz, has been named sales manager. Beth Weber has been promoted to associate publishing director, customs; Christina Amini has been promoted to executive editor of formats; Andrew Blankemeyer has been promoted to senior financial analyst/supervisor; and Mercury Ellis has been promoted to distribution client coordinator. Mia Katz has been named national account coordinator; Natalie Conner has been appointed national account assistant; Shannon Sawtelle has been named operations assistant; Ariel Richardson has been named editorial assistant, children's.

Promos At MHP
Anthony Sarchiapone has been promoted to director, content marketing at McGraw-Hill Professional, and Gaya Vinay has been promoted to senior marketing manager.