BOSTON--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Keith Pfeffer has joined Harvard Business Review Press (www.hbr.org/books) as Associate Publisher. He was formerly Senior Sales Director, Digital and Print Group Sales at McGraw-Hill Professional. During his tenure at McGraw-Hill Professional, Pfeffer led all ebook, print, and print-on-demand sales activities and oversaw Sales Managers in National Accounts, Field, and Special Markets.
“We are delighted that Keith has joined the Press”
Reporting to Sarah McConville, Publisher of Harvard Business Review Press and Vice President of Marketing for the Harvard Business Review Group, Pfeffer will oversee and coordinate Press commercial operations, directly managing the domestic and international sales, marketing communications, and foreign rights and licensing teams. He will also work closely with McConville and Harvard Business Review Press Editorial Director Tim Sullivan to continue the evolution of the Press’ publishing strategy and business model, leveraging the multiple platforms of the Harvard Business Review Group.
“We are delighted that Keith has joined the Press,” said McConville. “He brings deep publishing experience to this role as well as strong relationships with key industry players ranging from Amazon and Barnes & Noble, Ingram and Baker & Taylor, to Apple, Google, Kobo and Sony. He is a valuable addition to the team as we continue to grow the impact and reach of our publishing program globally.”
Prior to his role at McGraw-Hill, Pfeffer was Sales Director, National Accounts Group Sales at Hachette Book Group and Director of Marketing at HarperCollins Publishers where he worked on several best-selling business books including Winning by Jack Welch, The Daily Drucker by Peter Drucker, The Success Principles by Jack Canfield, and You: The Owner’s Manual by Mehmet Oz. He has also been a National Accounts Sales Manager at HarperCollins and for The Perseus Books Group, and was a Marketing Manager at Borders.
Pfeffer will be based in Harvard Business Review Press’ Watertown office.
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