Former Harper UK executive John Bond and former Harper Press senior editor Annabel Wright have formed Whitefox Publishing Services. They "deliver bespoke, cost-effective and flexible creative excellence to help publishers, agents and writers to solve every publishing challenge."
Eric Winbolt has been promoted to the newly created role of digital creative director at Harper UK, reporting to group publisher Belinda Budge.
As part of the process set in motion in June when Sainsbury took over HMV's majority stake in Anobii, ceo Matteo Berlucchi and coo Matthew Hardcastle are leaving the company next week. Sainsbury executive Mark Bennett will serve as interim ceo until a new chief executive is hired.