Just ahead of the holidays, Diamond has announced several promotions, a hire and some changes in how the distributor deals with retailers.
• Nicholas Sinisi has been hired as Sales Manager at Diamond Book Distributors, where he’ll be working with independent bookstores, Hastings, Bookazine and special sales. He will report to Emily Botica, Director of Sales & Marketing. Sinisi formerly worked as Publisher Services & Development Manager and Independent Store Sales Manager at Midpoint Trade Books.
• Seven Gaines has been promoted to Assistant Manager of Retailer Services.
• Kevin Pratt has been promoted to Team Lead of Retailer Services.
• Zack Malpass has been promoted to Retailer Services – New Accounts Team Lead.
“Each of these individuals has made outstanding contributions to Retailer Services– and to Diamond as a whole,” said Powell. “Their advancement – along with the hard work of other Retailer Services team members Managers LaKisha Dubose and Cheryl Sleboda and Assistant Manager Kyle Kreamer – will help position the department to continue our efforts to deliver the high level of service our customers demand and deserve.”