Octopus chooses Powell to lead Cassell Illustrated

<p>Octopus has appointed Polly Powell as publishing director of its new Cassell Illustrated division. For the past six months Powell has been at Dorling Kindersley; she previously spent 11 years at HarperCollins where she created HarperCollins Illustrated. She will report to Alison Goff, m.d. of Hamlyn, Bounty and Cassell Illustrated. A total of 17 Cassell staff have now transferred from Orion to the new division, based at Octopus' premises in Docklands, London. </p><p> Among them are Paul Ward, who has been made trade sales director, and Ros Webber, who will be contract sales director. Pow...

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