Vespa has spent her career in library services and in public sector leadership roles, including most recently as director of library services for the Mississauga Library System
Kids Can Press has named Lisa Lyons Johnston as publisher in addition to her role as president. They simultaneously announced several new hires and promotions.
Raincoast Books has hired Terri Harker as field sales manager, effective Oct 1.
As part of its ongoing expansion into global markets, Orca Book Publishers is bringing its international rights and licensing operations in-house.