book2book

  booktrade.info

Search Booktrade.info:  


Friday 27th March

Book2book Home Book Trade News Trade Announcements Bestseller Lists About Booktrade.info

Press Release: Moves and Promotions
The Random House Group Appoints Aslan Byrne As Cornerstone Sales Director

Posted at 9:55PM Thursday 29 Nov 2012

The Random House Group has appointed Aslan Byrne, currently UK and International Sales Director at Headline Publishing Group, as Cornerstone Sales Director.

Aslan, who has twelve years' industry experience, will take up his new role on 4th March 2013 and report to Ed Christie, Deputy Group UK Sales Director. Aslan joined Hachette in 2006 as Key Account Manager for Hodder & Stoughton, having previously worked in sales and marketing for Transworld Publishers, Random House Children's Publishers (RHCP) and Harper Collins.

Garry Prior, Group UK Sales Director, The Random House Group said: "I am delighted to welcome someone of Aslan's considerable energy, experience and calibre to the Group. He will be a terrific addition to the wider UK Sales operation and a great fit with Cornerstone and our authors."

Aslan Byrne added: "While I have thoroughly enjoyed my time at Headline, the opportunity to join Cornerstone and return to Random House at such an exciting time was too good to pass up. Cornerstone is a powerhouse of commercial publishing, as proven by this record-breaking year, and I look forward to working with them and delivering their fantastic list to the widest possible audience.

Aslan will replace Rob Waddington who has been promoted to the newly created role of Deputy Group Sales Director, International.




Get book trade news by email

Daily book trade headlines and breaking publishing news by email - just £3 a month. Click on the Subscribe button below to sign up now

Find out more


Search the news archive:
 






More Book Trade Announcements

Account Sign-In

Most Popular Stories

  1. Choc Lit And Whole Story Audiobooks Announce Winner Of Their Search For A Star Competition
  2. Amazon Makes Even Temporary Warehouse Workers Sign 18-month Non-Competes
  3. Amazon, Beware: How Print-it-yourself Technology Could Save Publishing
  4. Godmother Of Modern Scandinavian Crime Fiction To Present Petrona Award
  5. Quality Crime Fiction From Across Scandinavia Is Shortlisted For The 2015 Petrona Award
  6. The Orwell Prize 2015 Longlists Announced
  7. Picture Book Wins 2015 Waterstones Children's Book Prize
  8. HarperCollins Inks Content Deal With Playster
  9. Italian Physicist's Book On Einstein's Relativity Theory Becomes Surprise Hit
  10. PA's New And Improved Copyright Infringement Portal Goes Live