Jamie Iannone will serve as evp, shopping for Barnes & Noble.com & Barnes & Noble Digital, “responsible for meeting the buying needs, and shaping the shopping decisions, of visitors to Barnes & Noble.com. He reports to BN.com president William Lynch. Iannone was at eBay, where most recently he was vp of global search.
Mary Faria is joining Simon & Schuster as director of mass merchandise/dsrm, children’s sales, reporting to Mary Marotta. Faria has held various sales positions at Harper Collins, Abrams and Little Brown.
Also at S&S Children’s, Katherine Devendorf has been promoted to associate managing editor.
Random House UK announced a new “interim” management structure, reassigning the responsibilities and reports of the late group managing director Peter Bowron, who died in January.
The managing directors of Ebury and Cornerstone, Fiona MacIntyre and Susan Sandon respectively, now report directly to ceo Gail Rebuck. Brian Davies is now head of operations, “covering UK sales, international sales, distribution and IT,” the Bookseller reports.
Publishing professional for almost thirty years and author of fifty books for adults and young readers–including THE TRADE, a novel about the mass-market book business, and most recently co-author of the T*Witches series H.B. Gilmour, 69, died suddenly on Sunday.