Louisa Danquah and Leanne Nulty are to join Simon & Schuster Children's Books in January.
Nulty will join S&S from Macmillan Children’s Books, fufilling the newly created role of junior key account manager. She will manage both trade high street and special sales accounts, and report to deputy managing director Laura Hough.
Danquah will make the move from Scholastic and take up the newly formed position of publicity and events officer, reporting to marketing & publicity director Sarah Macmillan. Macmillan is also recruiting a marketing and PR assistant to support her growing team.
Hough said of the appointments: "I am thrilled to welcome Leanne and Louisa—such exciting new talent—to the S&S sales, marketing and publicity teams. I know that these new team members will have an important part to play in our ambitions for significant sales growth, marketing excellence and innovation and market leading care for our wonderful authors and illustrators. I am excited to see what they contribute."