Former BEA show director Steve Rosato has joined OverDrive as an international business development executive, working on their global expansion. Rosato says in the announcement, “OverDrive’s significant growth, specifically internationally, aligns perfectly with my industry experience and relationships. It was the chance to work across a number of global markets, continue in the publishing industry, and contribute to the growth that OverDrive is already experiencing, that made this an ideal situation for me.”
Still more promotions at Hachette Book Group: Torrey Oberfest is now vp of corporate strategy; Elise Solomon is senior counsel and director of litigation; Rekha Ramani moves up to deputy general counsel; Meghan Tillett is senior manager of contracts operations; Jeff Saraceno is senior contracts associate; Helen Chu is marketing operations associate; and Donna Nopper is now director of publicity for Hachette Book Group Canada
Tom Walser, Jean Fenton, John Leary, and Tom McIntyre were all promoted to senior sales representative; Barry Broadhead is senior national accounts manager; and Ken Graham is national accounts manager.
Paige Doscher has been promoted to associate editor at Harper Design.
Red Wheel/Weiser has hired Kathryn Sky-Peck as creative director, starting April 4 (she has been doing freelance production and packaging) and Christine LeBlond as senior acquisitions editor (she has been at the Susan Schulman Literary Agency).
Liz Van Doren has been promoted to vp, book editorial, at Highlights for Children.
Jan Lewis has joined Holloway Literary as the project office manager. She is the owner of Authors Sidekick.