Joe Mangan will join the Hachette Book Group (HBG) as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer on February 3.
Mangan comes to HBG from Perseus Books where he has spent the last decade at Chief Operating Officer.
“…he has built a remarkable record of success, focused on growth, IT opportunities, digital transformation, distribution, and efficiency,” stated Michael Pietsch, CEO of HBG. “Joe’s reputation is one of the best in our industry, and his skills, trade publishing experience, and leadership style are a perfect match for HBG. With his deep expertise in IT and vision for our digital future, his wealth of experience building distribution businesses, and his insight into strategic business development, Joe will be a tremendous asset for us.”
Prior to joining Perseus Mangan served as a managing director at Razorfish, as well as a principal at Booz Allen Hamilton, according to his LinkedIn page. “I am excited about the new challenges and opportunities that joining Hachette brings, and feel strongly that this is a unique opportunity for me to bring my skills and experience to a top-flight management team in a symbiotic way,” stated Mangan.