Derek Stordahl joins Holiday House in the newly created position of evp, general manager, reporting to Stephen Kent. Stordahl was most recently executive vice president at Bloomsbury USA, where he was responsible for business growth across their entire portfolio.
Caitlin Kleinschmidt has joined Workman as associate manager of national accounts, reporting to James Wehrle. Previously she was associate marketing manager at Viking and Riverhead.
Lia Ottaviano has joined Diversion Books as editor. Previously she was an associate editor at Wiley.
At Random House Children’s, Lauren Morgan has been promoted to subsidiary rights assistant manager.
At the University of Washington Press, Katrina Noble joins as art director on December 12. Rebecca Brinbury has just started as assistant to the director, and Margaret Sullivan came on as editorial, design, and production manager in late October (she was at Mountaineers Books).