Ten Speed Press announced a number of promotions and new hires. In the publicity and marketing departments, Lorraine Woodcheke has been named marketing & publicity manager, cookbooks, while Natalie Mulford moves up to marketing and publicity manager, Watson-Guptill and Amphoto Books. In the design department, Betsy Stromberg has been promoted to senior art director while Chloe Rawlins moves up to senior design manager. Kara Plikaitis has been named senior art director and Ashley Lima joins as art director. Finally, Tatiana Pavola has been named junior designer, while Anitra Alcantara joins as production designer.
At Potter Style, Jay Sacher has been named senior editor. Previously he was an editor at Princeton Architectural Press.
At Chronicle Books, Stephanie Wong has been promoted to lifestyle marketing and publicity manager.
Caroline Michel of Peters, Fraser and Dunlop will now represent clients of Mary Evans, Inc. in the UK.
In Italy, Marcella Vena has left his position as head of RCS Libri's digital trade business to start a consulting company, All Brain. He calls it an "on-demand leadership services organization for top executives in the media and publishing industry, focused on exploring, inventing, delivering and executing businesses aimed at the future."
In the UK, Sarah Lavelle will leave Ebury to join Quadrille as publishing director. Lavelle will take over from Jane O'Shea, who leaves Quadrille at the end of October.