Friday, 15 June 2012

Pan Macmillan has restructured its senior management team

Pan Macmillan has restructured its senior management team, appointing Jeremy Trevathan to the new role of publisher for Macmillan Adult Books, across both fiction and non-fiction, and giving Geoff Duffield the post of creative director.

Trevathan, previously fiction publisher, will head up Pan Macmillan's entire adult publishing, with Picador publisher Paul Baggaley and non-fiction publisher Jon Butler both reporting into him. Mantle publisher Maria Rejt will continue to report to Forbes Watson.


Duffield, previously group sales and marketing director, will become creative director, with responsibility for author brand development internationally across Pan Macmillan's adult and children's publishing, to drive sales in all markets. He will add design to his brief, with art director James Annal reporting to him.
Duffield will retain responsibility for UK sales until UK sales director Anna Bond returns from maternity leave in September, when she report into Forbes Watson.

Meanwhile, Sara Lloyd has been appointed to the new role of digital and communications director, adding marketing, publicity and external communications to her present digital leadership role.

International development director Jonathan Atkins becomes international director, with responsibility for international sales and business development. Atkins will be the primary contact for Pan Macmillan's sales operations in India, Hong Kong and South Africa, while heading up its international sales operations and working with Pan Macmillan sister companies in Australia and the US.

Macmillan Children's Books publisher Belinda Rasmussen will take on added responsibility for Kingfisher and will integrate the MCB picture book design team into the illustrated publishing unit.

Lara Borlenghi will succeed Jane Carlin as finance director, moving from her role as finance director of BBC Worldwide's brands, consumers and new ventures division. She will join Pan Macmillan at the end of the summer, with Carlin to move to Macmillan Education.


New roles across senior team in Pan Mac restructure:

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