Ajay Roy will join Macmillan Publishers as chief operating officer, effective December 19, reporting to incoming CEO Jon Yaged. For nearly 20 years, Roy has led teams with a focus on operational, customer and technology strategy, in addition to business consulting roles.
Most recently, he was the COO of PARTS iD, where he built the company's B2B business, expanded B2C offerings, and managed logistics, operations and partnerships on a global scale, Macmillan noted. Prior to that he held senior operations roles with Moda Operandi and Wayfair, where he spearheaded technology and process advancements while working closely with board members and executive committees. In addition, he held consulting roles with Deloitte and i2 Technologies.
"Ajay's deep experience and his passion for working with teams and developing people, along with his inherent curiosity, make him a perfect choice to be our next COO," said Yaged.