Rodale Names Stephen Twilliger CFO

He comes to the company from Dorling Kindersley.

Rodale Inc. has named Stephen Twilliger executive vp, chief financial officer. He most recently served as  vp, CFO for Dorling Kindersley (DK), a division of Penguin Random House. Twilliger had been with DK since 2011.

Prior to joining Penguin Group in 2003, Twilliger served as a financial analyst for Simon & Schuster.

“Steve brings an impressive mix of strategic and analytical experience to his new role” said Rodale chairman and CEO Maria Rodale, in a statement. “His deep experience in book publishing and children’s publishing, a key launch area for us in 2017; strong leadership and communication skills, proven track record and passion for the work we do at Rodale make him an ideal candidate.”

Twilliger’s appointment is effective August 8. He’ll report to Rodale.