Ed Faulkner, currently deputy publisher at PRH division Ebury, is joining HarperCollins as publisher, HarperNonFiction.
Faulkner replaces Natalie Jerome who left the role in January to move to Bonnier Publishing. He will report to publishing strategy director, Oliver Malcolm, and start on 8th May.
Grace Cheetham, publishing director for cookery and lifestyle, Carolyn Thorne, editorial director for Thorsons, and Vicky Eribo, editorial director for Element and Popular Culture will report into Faulkner.
At Ebury, Faulkner was responsible for three non-fiction imprints, Vermilion, Virgin Books and WH Allen, where he published authors including Sheryl Sandberg, Richard Branson, Arianna Huffington and Peter Thiel.
Malcolm said: “We are enormously pleased that Ed is joining as Publisher for HarperNonFiction. Ed has the ideal combination of being both extremely experienced and immensely forward thinking, and his undoubted expertise in politics, current affairs, history and technology will be a huge asset given the rapidly changing cultural dynamic. Having worked with Ed previously, I also know him to be a fantastic colleague, who will lead our ambitious team with aplomb.”
Faulkner said: “I have had a wonderful eight years at Ebury, working with a fantastic team and some brilliant authors to deliver great results. I am very sad to leave, but also hugely excited about joining Oli Malcolm, Kate Elton and the talented non-fiction team at HarperCollins and contributing to their future growth.”
Jake Lingwood, deputy managing director and publisher at Ebury, commented: "Ed has been a fantastic colleague and everyone at Ebury will miss him. We wish him all the best for the future."