At Workman, Kate Travers has been promoted to director, digital business and operations, overseeing all e-commerce and merchandising efforts related to Workman.com and PageADay.com, as well as acting as the liaison to all divisions and distribution partners for merchandising and promotional opportunities. Travers reports to Andrea Flack-Nisbet, while Anthony Foti will now report to Travers. Steven Whitener has been named manager, digital operations & analytics, while Cialina Temena-Husemann has been promoted to assistant manager, web operations. Finally, Allison Huggins has been promoted to international rights manager, reporting to Kristina Peterson.
Nicole Chung has joined Catapult as managing editor of its online magazine and writing community. Previously she was managing editor at The Toast.
Penguin Random House ceo Markus Dohle, Embrey Family Foundation ceo Lauren Embrey, and authors Saeed Jones, Dinaw Mengestu,, and Hanya Yanagihara have joined the board of trustees for PEN America.
Chris Saynor, currently metadata specialist and project manager at GiantChair, will join EDItEUR as standards editor in the beginning of November.
The Nobel Prize for Literature will be announced a week later than expected, with the Swedish Academy announcing that this year’s laureate will be named on October 13.
NorthSouth Books will move their North American and open market sales and distribution to Simon & Schuster from Ingram Publisher Services as of January 1, 2017.
IPG has taken on global sales and distribution for Project Management Institute as of October 1.