Prior to joining Random House in 2012, Barbara was Adviser to Open Road Integrated Media in the area of children’s digital publishing and general strategy. A true HR generalist with extensive expertise and experience, she is frequently invited to speak at events and on panels and podcasts regarding a wide range of human resource topics. She was a global lead for the pre-merger communications for Penguin Random House, oversaw the development of the combined company’s brand identity, and has since initiated and launched a number of internal and external publicity and brand campaigns. Nina’s career path has been marked by her dual interest in content and management. These imprints publish such acclaimed, award-winning authors and illustrators as Jay Asher, Judy Blume, Jan Brett, Eric Carle, Kristin Cashore, Ally Condie, Roald Dahl, Drew Daywalt, Matt de la Pena, Tomie dePaola, Sarah Dessen, Anna Dewdney, John Flanagan, Gayle Forman, John Green, John Grisham, Oliver Jeffers, Mike Lupica, Richelle Mead, B.J. Under her leadership, the One World imprint formally relaunched in 2016, highlighting the division’s commitment to centering marginalized and underrepresented voices. She has guided the audio business through a period of robust growth, increasing the audio list from 500 titles in 2008 to 1,200 titles in 2018. Welcome to Penguin Random House Welcome to the world of Penguin Random House books. We link from our web site to numerous other sites, which we don't own, control, or influence. Madeline serves on the Board of Directors for Poets & Writers, the nation’s largest nonprofit organization serving creative writers.
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She began her career in books as a buyer for Joseph-Beth Bookseller before moving into sales at both Candlewick Press and Houghton Mifflin, where she was responsible for the wholesale channel as well as Canadian sales. In the early 1990s, several mergers and joint ventures ago, Paige began her human resources career with Putnam Berkley. Annette Danek-Akey has more than 25-years of experience in supply-chain management and industrial engineering, with strategic responsibility for warehousing and business-to-business customer relations. In this dual global and U.S. role, Jim oversees the management and coordination of all fiscal planning, reporting, and analysis for Penguin Random House U.S. and provides financial leadership and support across all territories. Nihar joined Penguin Random House’s majority shareholder, Bertelsmann, in 2001 as part of its Bertelsmann Entrepreneurs Program. She lives in New York with her husband and twin sons. Gina Centrello is President and Publisher of Random House and a member of Penguin Random House’s U. S. Board. Nihar is a two-time winner of the Bertelsmann Entrepreneurial Award for Strategy Implementation, the first for navigating Random House through its digital transformation, and the second for executing the operational aspects of the Penguin Random House merger in the United States. Annette attributes much of her success to her passion for developing, coaching, and cultivating new leaders. In her tenure as publisher, Penguin Random House Audio was named the London Book Fair’s International Excellence Awards 2018 Audiobook Publisher of the Year, and has earned 6 GRAMMY® Awards and 16 nominations, 5 Odyssey Awards and 14 honors, and more than 31 Audie Awards and 91 nominations. Under her leadership, Doubleday Canada evolved into a profitable division, where she acquired and edited bestselling and prize-winning authors. After acquiring J. K. Rowling’s Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone for publication in the United States in 1998, she also led the publishing effort for six of the seven Harry Potter titles. Penguin Young Readers is also home to perennial brand franchises such as the Nancy Drew and Hardy Boys series, Peter Rabbit, Spot, the Classic Winnie the Pooh, The Very Hungry Caterpillar, Madeline, Mad Libs, the Rangers Apprentice, and Who Was?, among many others.