Thu, 13/12/2012 - 15:53
Thames & Hudson managing director Jamie Camplin is to retire.
Camplin, who joined T&H in 1969 and became m.d. in 2005, turned 65 earlier this year.
Chairman Thomas Neurath said: "Our success over seven decades has been founded on a focused commitment to the arts and the world of learning, and constant innovation...
Wed, 12/12/2012 - 14:45
Orion has promoted Jane Sturrock to the role of editorial director, non-fiction. She will continue to report to Amanda Harris, publishing director, non-fiction.
Sturrock joined Orion in 2007 as a publicity assistant, and has since worked on and commissioned titles such as the Keith Lemon books, The Killing Handbook and ...
Wed, 12/12/2012 - 14:40
Blake Friedmann is entering "a phase of expansion", creating the new role of foreign rights, digital and audio manager, with the agency planning to appoint another agent in the "near future".
The agency has appointed Louise Brice as foreign rights, digital and audio manager, starting on 14th January. Brice has most...
Wed, 12/12/2012 - 09:55
The Folio Society's managing director Robert Preece is to move to take up the newly created role of deputy chairman, while marketing director Toby Hartwell [pictured] moves to become m.d.
The moves are said to follow on from the success of this year's "bold" new business strategy, culminating in a high-profile pre-...
Wed, 12/12/2012 - 09:17
Walker Books has appointed Ed Ripley to the position of UK sales and marketing director and Walker Group export sales director, with Ripley to move from Pan Macmillan to take up the post.
Ripley is currently UK sales director of children's books at Pan Macmillan, and will take up his appointment at Walker in the spring. Before his...
Mon, 10/12/2012 - 11:00
Caroline Hogg is to join Pan Macmillan as senior commissioning editor in the New Year.
Hogg is moving from HarperCollins imprint Avon, where she was commissioning editor since 2011. While at Avon she published Trisha Ashley and Jacqui Rose.
Wayne Brookes, Pan Macmillan publishing director, said "From the moment I met...
Mon, 03/12/2012 - 14:48
Former colleagues have paid tribute to Dorling Kindersley stalwart Christopher Davis, who has died at the age of 71.
Davis joined the company at its outset in 1974, and stayed with DK for more than 30 years, ultimately becoming group publisher. During that time, the company grew from a small start-up, showing off its wares in a...
Mon, 03/12/2012 - 14:18
Robert Thomson has been named as the head of the separated publishing business soon to be formed at News Corp, in which HarperCollins will sit.
Thomson is currently managing editor of the Wall Street Journal, and a former editor of the Times, both owned by News Corp.
Mon, 03/12/2012 - 13:15
Ben Horslen has been appointed as editorial director of Puffin Fiction.
Horslen is currently senior editor at Random House Children's Publishers, where he has worked with authors including Jacqueline Wilson, Simon Mayo and Bear Grylls.
Francesca Dow, Penguin Children’s m.d. said: "I am excited that Ben is...
Thu, 29/11/2012 - 15:21
Headline's UK and international sales director Aslan Byrne is moving to Random House as sales director for Cornerstone.
Byrne will take up his new role in March 2013, reporting to deputy group UK sales director Ed Christie. Byrne will replace Rob Waddington, who has been promoted to the newly created role of deputy group sales...