HarperCollins Christian Publishing announces new Leadership Team
HarperCollins Christian Publishing, comprised of both Thomas Nelson and Zondervan, today announced the division’s new Leadership Team. The new team will work together to preserve the two publishing group’s unique editorial focus, while pursuing mutually beneficial collaborative opportunities, for the new division.
The new Leadership Team will report to Mark Schoenwald, President and CEO of HarperCollins Christian Publishing Division. The team is as follows:
Stuart Bitting, SVP & Chief Financial Officer; Annette Bourland, SVP Zondervan Book Publishing; David Moberg, SVP Thomas Nelson Book Publishing; Chip Brown, SVP Bible Publishing; Paul Engle, SVP Church, Academic and Reference Resources; Stan Gundry, Zondervan Editor-in-Chief; Eric Shanfelt, SVP eMedia; Tod Shuttleworth, SVP Spanish and International Publishing; Carol Nygren Managing Director Live Events Management; Tom Knight, SVP Sales; Rachel Barach, General Manager Bible Gateway; Al Kerkstra, SVP Support Operations and Human Resources; Casey Harrell Director of Corporate Communications
“As we move forward in the process of building the HarperCollins Christian Publishing Division, I am pleased with the progress we have made over the last few weeks,” said Schoenwald. “I am confident in this team’s ability to lead the company through decisions that will be crucial for driving growth and fulfilling the publishing groups’ missions. We will continue to work through every aspect of the business to build an organization focused on innovation and execution, committed to honoring God and serving our partners.”
HarperCollins Christian Publishing will continue to release information, as it becomes available.
HarperCollins Christian Publishing, a division of HarperCollins Publishers, is comprised of Thomas Nelson Inc. and Zondervan. The two publishing groups provide bestselling Bibles, inspirational books, audio and digital content, academic resources, curriculum, and live events for the Christian market space. HarperCollins Christian Publishing is committed to meeting the needs of its consumers with resources that honor God and inspire the world. For more information please visit www.thomasnelsoncorporate.com and www.zondervan.com.