Megan Lynch will join Flatiron Books as senior vice president, publisher, starting November 4. She has been vice president and editorial director of Ecco for the past three years. Lynch fills the role recently vacated by Amy Einhorn when she moved over to become president and publisher of Holt.
Bob Miller, president of Flatiron, said in the release, “Megan is one of the most accomplished editors in our business, with an unerring eye for quality. We’re beyond thrilled to have her join us at Flatiron Books.” Lynch added, “I’m incredibly excited to join Flatiron’s talented team, and to contribute to and help shape a dynamic list I’ve been admiring since its phenomenal launch.”
Elsewhere, Caitlin Whalen has joined Random House Children’s as manager, consumer and educator shows, moving over from Penguin Children’s, where she was assistant marketing manager.
Eliza Hanson has been promoted to publishing manager at the Gallery Books Group.
Tracy Christenson has been promoted to senior marketing manager at Amazon Publishing.
teNeues publisher and founder of the company’s American subsidiary Hendrik teNeues, 67, died suddenly in Munich on October 9. The company reports that “health problems had recently forced him to gradually withdraw from the operational side of the business and to hand his duties over to the five-strong management team led by longstanding managing director Uwe Kießling.” They add, “We remember a daring publisher and a person who could always inspire others with his visionary ideas.” He held all of the shares of the book publisher.
Barnes & Noble will open a new store in November in the new Station Park development in Farmington, UT.