Shane Armstrong has joined Scholastic as evp and president, international growth markets, reporting to ceo Dick Robinson. He will oversee all New York personnel in Scholastic’s ‘nternational group as well as the company’s operations for Scholastic Asia, Scholastic Export, and Scholastic Australia/New Zealand. Most recently he was head of the publishing group with Singapore educational publisher Times Publishing Ltd.
Aisha Cloud joined the Tor publicity department as publicist on June 21. Previously she was at Scribner.
UK author and publisher Russell Ash, 64, died suddenly, the Bookseller reports.