Louise Sherwin‐Stark, currently joint managing director of Hachette Australia and New Zealand, has been appointed ceo, reporting to deputy Hachette UK ceo Richard Kitson. Sherwin-Stark shared her position with Justin Ratcliffe who will stay on as managing director of Hachette ANZ.
Kate Cassaday has been promoted to executive editor at Harper Canada, effective June 25.
Emily C. Chiu joined Barnes & Noble Education’s board of Directors. She is as a principal at Square, the payment technology company.
In the UK, Preti Taneja‘s debut novel We That Are Young won the £10,000 Desmond Elliott prize.