Publishing industry veteran Evan Schnittman has been appointed executive vice president, chief marketing and sales officer at Hachette Book Group.
In this newly created position, Schnittman will head up sales and marketing across the company. Schnittman comes to HBG from Bloomsbury Publishing, where he served as managing director, group sales and marketing, print & digital.
Schnittman released the following statement: “I am extremely honored and excited to be given the opportunity to further integrate print and digital sales and marketing at Hachette Book Group. I will be coming home full-time to New York and returning to two publishers close to my heart, Little, Brown and Grand Central Publishing (Warner Books when I was there)…”
Prior to working at Bloomsbury, Schnittman, worked his way up the rungs at Oxford University Press leaving after he attained the role of VP Global Corporate and Business Development.
Schnittman begins his new job on May 7.