Lisa Gallagher will join DeFiore and Company on November 3, after five years as an agent at Sanford J. Greenburger Associates.
In the Penguin Random House sales department, Lauren Monaco has the new assignment of vp, director of sales, paperback and Berkley/NAL, Penguin Publishing Group. Hank Cochrane serves as vp, director of sales development, trade paperback & Berkley/NAL.
Jeff Weber will run the newly unified Penguin Random House adult online & digital sales team, as vp, director, online & digital sales. Kent Anderson is promoted to director, online & digital sales, Penguin Publishing Group and Michael Rotondo is promoted to director, online & digital sales, Random House adult. With the formation of the Penguin Random House Online & Digital Sales group,
Tim McCall, who had been director of online sales & marketing for Penguin Group, will be leaving the company with the formation of the new companywide group.
Steven Spatz is taking over as president of BookBaby. He has been chief marketing officer for the unit’s parent company, Audio Video Labs, “for much of the past 10 years.”
In the UK, Paul Sidey, former editorial director of Hutchinson, has died, the Bookseller reports. Cornerstone managing director Susan Sandon tells the magazine, “He was a brilliant editor and a much loved colleague and he will be greatly missed.”