2005 Review: Movers and shakers

<p> Anthony Forbes Watson , c.e.o. of Penguin, quits dramatically in January over "differences of view on the way forward". He is then appointed as a part-time consultant to Hachette UK.</p><p> Andrew Welham later becomes Penguin deputy m.d. under chairman and c.e.o. John Makinson .</p><p>Marketing director Paul Henderson departs Ottakar's in February after a management shake-up, but stays as a consultant. In May, Philip Dunne , chairman of Ottakar's, is elected Conservative MP for Ludlow. </p><p> </p><p> Vince Gunn , former Mothercare and BodyShop executive, becomes c.e.o. of Blackwell UK in July. </p><p> </p><p> Gerry Johnson is appointed as Waterstone's m.d., while Suzie Door&eacute; , Waterstone's fiction buyer, moves to Hodder&amp;Stoughton. </p><p> </p><p> Garry Prior left becomes group UK sales director at Random House Group. Ian Hudson becomes Random House Group deputy c.e.o.; Peter Bowron is lured from Penguin to become managing director.</p><p> John Dolan takes over as head of library policy at the Museums, Libraries&amp;Archives Council from October.</p><p> Kate Wilson moves to Scholastic as m.d. in October to restructure the business. Elaine McQuade departs from Penguin and is appointed m.d. of Scholastic Children's Books.</p><p>Penguin poaches Venetia Butterfield from HarperCollins to oversee a "major investment" in Viking, as its longstanding publishing director Juliet Annan takes many of her authors across to new imprint, Fig Tree, within Penguin General.</p><p> Michael Fishwick departs HarperCollins to become publishing director of Bloomsbury.</p><p> Caroline Michel left quits HarperCollins for the William Morris Agency, to be m.d. of its UK arm. John Bond becomes m.d. of Harper Press.</p><p> Patrick Janson-Smith leaves Transworld after 24 years to become a literary agent with Christopher Little.</p><p> Tim Binding , novelist and senior editor at Simon&amp;Schuster, leaves the publisher after five years.</p><p> Ben Ball , editorial director of fiction at Simon&amp;Schuster, is to leave UK publishing for Australia where he has been appointed publisher at Penguin.</p><p> Gary June is appointed as DK chief executive.</p><p>BCA c.e.o. Christian Friege quits the beleaguered book club operator to take up a board-level post in Germany; he is succeeded at BCA by George Saul .</p><p> Lisa Milton leaves BCA to become m.d. of Orion Books; Malcolm Edwards moves across to run Weidenfeld&amp;Nicolson.</p><p> David Young moves to New York to become c.e.o of global Time Warner Book Group; Ursula Mackenzie is promoted to become c.e.o. and publisher of Time Warner UK. Antonia Hodgson is promoted to publishing director.</p><p> Cathy Ferrier joins Borders UK as commercial director.</p><p> Jurgen Boos left, executive of German publisher Wiley-VCH, becomes director of the Frankfurt Book Fair.</p><p> Joanne Willetts becomes head of books at Tesco supplier EUK.</p><p>Mirror literary editor Andrea Henry joins Headline as senior commissioning editor.</p><p>Waterstone's product director David Roche left takes six months' gardening leave from August after being poached by James Heneage to become chief executive of Ottakar's.</p><p> Willie Anderson , deputy chairman of John Smith&amp;Son, replaces David Roche as co-chair of the BA/PA Liaison Group. Random House's Ian Hudson becomes publishers' chairman of the group.</p><p> Trevor Goul-Wheeker , non-executive director at W H Smith, resigns from the BA Council. His place is taken by Rachel Russell , W H Smith's business unit director, books.</p>