D&Q sends out a personnel related press release and is thoughtful enough to include a Julie Doucet panel to illustrate it!
Effective immediately, Jamie Salomon has been hired as Controller, announced Chris Oliveros, Editor-In-Chief and Publisher, Drawn & Quarterly. Salomon has overseen D+Q’s finances for the past five years while employed at the chartered accounting firm Rabinovitch Luciano in Montreal. At D+Q, Salomon will direct all financial reporting and accounting operations.
“As D+Q has grown from a comic book company to a book company in the past decade, our financial reporting needs have increased. Jamie has been our most valuable behind-the-scenes player in this process,” said Oliveros. “Furthermore, his genuine appreciation and knowledge of the comic book medium makes him an integral part of the D+Q team in understanding why we do what we do.”
Salomon graduated from McGill University with a Bachelors of Commerce. He was the publisher and editor of Copacetic Comics & Crunchy Comics, a freelance tax accountant, and translation consultant.
Drawn & Quarterly, the critically acclaimed Montreal-based comic book publisher, attracts readers from around the world. The company’s cartoonistsLynda Barry, Chester Brown, Guy Delisle, Tove Jansson, Joe Sacco, Seth, Yoshihiro Tatsumi, Adrian Tomine, Chris Ware and othersare among the best in graphic novel literature. D+Q is distributed by Farrar, Straus & Giroux in the United States, Raincoast Books in Canada and PGUK in the United Kingdom.