Tom Avery has been promoted to editorial director of William Heinemann.
Avery joined the Cornerstone imprint in 2011 as editor, and was made senior editor in 2013.
Before joining William Heinemann he was at Jonathan Cape and Vintage Books.
Avery publishes non-fiction and some literary fiction, and his authors include Jamie Bartlett, Anna Bikont, Thomas Harding, Laurence Scott, Marci Shore and Adelle Waldman.
He will continue to report to William Heinemann, Hutchinson and Windmill publisher Jason Arthur.