Books-a-Million chief financial officer Douglas Markham, who is a Commander with the United States Navy Reserve, has been recalled to active duty. Controller Brian White will serve as interim cfo during the seven months that Markham is on active duty.
In the UK, John Parker is leaving MBA Literary Agents after 30 years to form his own agency along with John Berlyne.
Langenscheidt has named Nel Yomtov as executive editor of Hammond, overseing editorial direction of the line, and reporting to Langenscheidt’s chief sales and marketing officer Michele Martin. He will also lead the product and concept development of new series at Langenscheidt, while helping to identify new market opportunities within the industry. With over 30 years of publishing experience, most recently he was editorial director at The Rosen Publishing Group.