Amazon Publishing has promoted Sana Chebaro to head of marketing in Europe and named Hatty Stiles (pictured, top) as associate rights director.
Chebaro (pictured, right) joined Amazon Publishing in the UK in 2013 and has worked on integrated marketing campaigns and publishing strategies for bestselling authors including Patricia Cornwell, Dean Koontz, Amanda Prowse, Mindy Kaling, Ellin Carsta, Jessica Winter, and Mark Edwards. She received a Futurebook Campaign of the Year nomination in 2018 and pioneered the first Amazon UK customer-facing festival for International Women's Day in 2021.
Stiles joined Amazon Publishing in 2015 and currently manages global rights across imprints covering fiction, non-fiction and YA. She was shortlisted for a London Book Fair Trailblazer award in 2018.
During the coronavirus pandemic, she has led Amazon Publishing’s virtual engagement strategy to maintain close ties with international publishers, agents, and literary scouts to secure rights deals for authors around the world. She recently negotiated rights deals for authors including Dean Koontz, Patricia Cornwell and Tess Gerritsen.
Mouncif Faqir, head of books at Amazon Books, Europe, said: “Innovation is in our DNA at Amazon, and both Sana and Hatty exemplify both how creativity and thinking big are essential to delivering results for authors, books and readers.
“Their approach is global, connecting readers from around the world with authors from around the world. We are so proud to have them on the Amazon Publishing team.”