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InterVarsity Press welcomes new academic editor Print Email
Written by Jeremy Burns   
Thursday, 27 March 2014 11:21 AM America/New_York

DavidMcNutt-webInterVarsity Press has announced the hiring of David W. McNutt as its new associate editor for IVP Academic and project editor for the “Reformation Commentary on Scripture.”

“David McNutt brings to IVP Academic an excellent, well-rounded theological education as well as teaching, pastoral and editorial experience,” said Dan Reid, senior acquisitions editor for IVP Academic. “All of this makes him exceptionally well-suited for overseeing the ‘Reformation Commentary on Scripture’ and engaging the exciting and multifaceted opportunities in theological publishing today.”

Regal appoints 20-year veteran as publishing director Print Email
Written by Jeremy Burns   
Friday, 21 March 2014 12:18 PM America/New_York

KimBangs-webKim Bangs has been appointed publishing director for Regal Books. A 20-year publishing veteran, she most recently served as senior acquisitions manager for Regal.

Bangs was integral to the development of the new Regal for Women publishing initiative, which focuses on books that encourage transformative change in the lives of women. She is excited about the future for Regal and looks forward to implementing additional new initiatives that market collections of authors to individual target audiences.

Send the Light welcomes two new managers Print Email
Written by Jeremy Burns   
Wednesday, 19 March 2014 01:58 PM America/New_York

EdBarberDebraLyonsSend the Light Distribution, the largest Christian distributor in the United States, has announced two significant additions to its sales and marketing team. Longtime Christian publishing sales professional Ed Barber has been appointed church accounts sales manager, while Debra Lyons is the new marketing manager.

Barber's position is a new one, focusing on the growing church supplies and church bookstore market for which Send the Light launched its Premier Partners program last year. Barber spent 27 years with B&H Publishing Group, a division of LifeWay Christian Resources, servicing national wholesale, key retail and independent CBA retail accounts. Prior to that, he worked for Boss Manufacturing Company and Campbell Soup Company.

Concordia names multilingual resources marketing manager Print Email
Written by Jeremy Burns   
Thursday, 13 March 2014 09:48 AM America/New_York

ErinMackenzie-webErin Mackenzie has been named Marketing Manager of Multilingual Resources for Concordia Publishing House (CPH). In this role, she will manage the sales and marketing activities for the multilingual product group.

Mackenzie’s primary responsibility will be the creation and implementation of the annual business plan and achievement of sales goals. She will work closely with other members of the multilingual team in the development of new products.