Well, speak of the devil, we were just talking about his library event and now he has a new job!
Diamond Book Distributors has hired John Shableski as Sales Manager for its growing graphic novel sales to the book trade.
Shableski will be responsible for overseeing sales & marketing efforts to independent bookstores, library and school markets.
John brings twenty-one years of marketing and promotions experience to Diamond, and is recognized nationally as an industry expert on the promotion, sales and distribution of graphic novels for the library market. John formerly worked for the Brodart Company where he held the position of Graphic Novels coordinator along with Marketing and Sales Coordinator for their Tartan Books division.
“John Shableski brings to Diamond Book Distributors and our publishers a wealth of experience, energy and contacts. We look forward to his contributions to help our publishers increase their business in the growing educational and independent bookstore markets,” said Kuo-Yu Liang, Diamond Book Distributors VP of Sales and Marketing.
Diamond Book Distributors is a division of Diamond Comic Distributors, Inc., the world’s largest distributor of English-language comic books and related merchandise. Diamond Book Distributors is dedicated to making a wide selection of graphic novels and other pop culture collectibles available to the book market.