Sony svp, global retail CRM & brand marketing Susan Jurevics will relocate to London and take over as ceo of Pottermore, filling the position vacated when Charlie Redmayne returned to Harper UK as ceo this summer. Jurevics oversaw Sony's relationship with Pottermore.
Ellen Cormier has been promoted to digital marketing associate at Macmillan Children's.
At Harlequin, Kathleen Reed has been promoted to senior managing editor while Kristin Errico moves up to assistant managing editor.
At Harlequin UK, Samantha Walmsley has been promoted to senior managing editor and Lucy Gough moves up to managing editorial coordinator.
Christy Mirabal has joined Frederator Books as publishing director. She was most recently a digital publishing consultant and is the former director of Harper Audio.
Les Plesko, 59, an author and "well-regarded instructor in creative writing" who taught for years at UCLA Extension, took his own life according to the LAT.