Colin Dickerman, formerly executive editor at The Penguin Press, has been named as editorial director of Flatiron Books.
The imprint is the new non-fiction division of Macmillan in the US.
Flatiron president and publisher Bob Miller said: “Over the past 20 years, Colin has earned the respect of our business by consistently finding, developing, and succeeding with smart books of lasting value.
"I can’t think of anyone more qualified to help Flatiron Books become a distinctive publisher of singular non-fiction.”
Dickerman will take up his new role on 9th September.