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Biblica appoints Carl Moeller as CEO Print Email
Written by Christine D. Johnson   
Thursday, 25 September 2014 05:23 PM America/New_York

CarlMoeller-webBiblica’s board of directors has appointed by unanimous vote Carl A. Moeller as chief executive officer, effective Oct. 14.

Since 2000, Dr. Moeller served three years as a pastor at Saddleback Church, then nine years as president and CEO for Open Doors, USA, before founding Sequoia Global Resources in 2012. He will replace Doug Lockhart, who announced last March that he would transition from his role as CEO by early 2015.

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Bethany House promotes four in editorial Print Email
Written by Christine D. Johnson   
Thursday, 11 September 2014 03:04 PM America/New_York

AndyMcGuireBethany House Publishers, a division of Baker Publishing Group, has announced the promotion of four editorial team members working in fiction and nonfiction.

“We want to recognize the key contributions these editors are making to our publishing program, and at the same time, position ourselves for continued growth,” said David Horton, editorial vice president for Bethany House.

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Barbour announces staff promotions Print Email
Written by Christine D. Johnson   
Tuesday, 12 August 2014 09:31 AM America/New_York

AnnieTipton-webBarbour Publishing recently announced the July promotions of numerous employees on its editorial, production and marketing teams.

Annie Tipton has been promoted to senior acquisitions editor. In her new role, Tipton is focusing solely on acquisitions, as she will be responsible for product development in fiction and nonfiction. She also will manage Barbour’s acquisitions team—including Rebecca Germany, senior fiction editor; Brigitta Nortker, who has been promoted to nonfiction acquisitions editor; and an additional, soon-to-be-hired nonfiction acquisitions editor.

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Regular Baptist Press hires new editorial director Print Email
Written by Christine D. Johnson   
Monday, 11 August 2014 10:14 AM America/New_York

DavidGunn-webDavid Gunn has joined Regular Baptist Press (RBP) as its new editorial director of publications. Gunn’s responsibilities include overseeing development for non-curriculum products, including the Baptist Bulletin, books, Bible studies and Vacation Bible School.

“For nearly a century the GARBC (General Association of Regular Baptist Churches) and its publishing arm, RBP, have played a vital role in equipping, strengthening and mobilizing the Regular Baptist sector of American Christianity,” Gunn said. “I count it a blessing and an honor to participate in this great work that God has established for our good and His glory.”

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InterVarsity Press welcomes new associate editor Print Email
Written by Christine D. Johnson   
Tuesday, 05 August 2014 04:10 PM America/New_York

HelenLee-webInterVarsity Press is bringing Helen Lee on board as the associate editor for IVP Books and IVP Praxis. An award-winning writer and editor, Lee will start at the company Sept. 2.

“We received an overwhelming flood of applications from qualified and talented candidates for our general books editor opening,” said Cindy Bunch, editorial director for IVP Books. “Helen Lee met all my desires and expectations—and more. She brings not only an incredible educational and vocational background, but she is already networked in overlapping and expanding circles with our author and reader base. I am thrilled to have her begin working with us.”

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