Steve Tager has been named to the newly created position of senior v-p, strategic development and business analytics. He was formerly senior v-p, chief marketing officer.
Melanie Chang has been promoted to senior v-p, marketing and publicity. She was formerly v-p, children's marketing and publicity.
At Little, Brown Books for Young Readers:
Marisa Russell is joining the publicity department as executive director, effective June 24. She was most recently publicity director at Penguin Young Readers and earlier worked at HarperCollins Children's Books.
Siena Koncsol has been promoted to associate director, publicity.
Kristen Bianco has been promoted to associate publicist from publicity assistant for Algonquin Books and Algonquin Young Readers. She joined Algonquin as an intern in February 2017 and became a full-time publicity assistant in June 2017.