At Penguin Random House, Alison Rich has been appointed vp, publishing innovation development, reporting to Nina von Moltke, where she will work cross-company to identify and develop new author platform and business and services opportunities. Previously she was vp, executive director of publicity at Doubleday and associate publisher at Nan A. Talese Books.
Springer ceo Ted Nardin is retiring after more than 10 years with the company. Succeeding him is Mary Gatsch, previously vp, global medical reference unit at Elsevier
Supreme Court Judge Ruth Bader Ginsburg granted Apple’s request for an extra thirty days to file for cert in the ebook antitrust case, giving the company till October 28.