Aaron Wehner, executive v-p of Crown Publishing and publisher for Clarkson Potter, Ten Speed, Harmony, and Rodale, announced the promotion of three staff members at Crown this week as the company continues the process of merging into Random House.
Diana Baroni has been promoted to senior v-p and editor-in-chief of Harmony Books and Rodale Books. She has published books by authors including Deepak Chopra, Arianna Huffington, and more.
Next, Doris Cooper has been promoted to senior v-p and editor-in-chief of Clarkson Potter. She has worked with authors such as Chrissy Teigen, Bobby Flay, Ina Garten, and more.
Lastly, Lorena Jones has been promoted to senior v-p and editor-in-chief of Ten Speed, while also remaining publisher of her own imprint, Lorena Jones Books. She has acquired and edited books by authors such as Paul Kahan, Lisa Ludwinkski, and more.
Each will continue to report to Wehner. The Crown Publishing Group joined the Random House Publishing Group to form a newly-combined division in October last year.