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April 2016

HarperCollins Children’s Books


Bess Braswell joins the company as senior director, marketing. She was previously director of marketing for Teen, Middle Grade, Graphix, and Audio at Scholastic.


Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Books for Young Readers


Alia Almeida will join the company as marketing associate on April 11, working from the New York office. She was previously an integrated marketing operations assistant at Harper Children’s.

Ann Dye moves up to marketing director.


Little, Brown and Company Books for Young Readers


Alaina Mauro joins the company as publishing director, James Patterson. She was formerly a digital sales account manager at Penguin Children’s.

Daniella Valladares has been named assistant editor, brand, licensed, and media tie-in publishing. She was previously an assistant editor at HarperCollins.


Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group


Borana Greku has been promoted to advertising & promotions associate.

Summer Ogata moves up to associate manager, school & library marketing.

Ilana Worrel joins the company as production editor.


Random House Children’s Books


Dominique Cimina moves up to v-p and executive director of publicity and corporate communications.

Meika Hashimoto has joined the company’s licensed editorial department as associate editor.

Cayla Rasi takes on the role of senior marketing manager, digital. She previously worked at Deep Focus agency.


Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing


Christina Pecorale takes on the role of v-p, director, children’s sales. She joined the company in 2008.


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