Marco Ausenda has become chairman of the boards of Rizzoli International Publications and Rizzoli Bookstores. He had been president and CEO of both companies since 2002.
Stefano Peccatori has been named president and CEO of Rizzoli International Publications and Rizzoli Bookstores and is a senior officer at Mondadori Libri, Rizzoli's parent company. Peccatori has been with the Mondadori Group for 30 years, starting as sales and marketing director of Sperling & Kupfer, then becoming general manager and publisher of Mondadori Electra, and in 2018, named general manager and publisher of Sperling & Kupfer and Piemme. He will retain these roles.
At Penguin Random House:
Lauren Monaco is expanding her responsibilities in her new role as senior v-p, sales director, Penguin and Knopf Doubleday Publishing Groups. She had been senior v-p, sales director, for the Penguin Publishing Group.
Andy Dudley, v-p, imprint sales director, who reports to Monaco, will continue to be responsible for Penguin Press, Portfolio, Riverhead, Sentinel and Viking/Penguin and will now add Knopf, Doubleday, Pantheon, Schocken, Everyman's Library, Vintage and Anchor.