Macmillan Children's Books has appointed current Carlton Publishing m.d. Belinda Rasmussen to the role of publisher. She will report directly to Pan Macmillan m.d. Anthony Forbes Watson, and will join the Pan Macmillan executive board. Her start date is still to be confirmed.
Rasmussen has been m.d. at Carlton since 2008, and during her time at the indie she expanded the children's publishing programme, launched Carlton's e-book list, developed digitally enhanced e-books and apps, and invested in licensed publishing partnerships.