NEW YORK, November 14—Michael Perlman has been named Vice President, General Manager of Simon & Schuster Publisher Services, it was announced today by Dennis Eulau, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer. In this position, Perlman will be responsible for directing all services for existing publisher clients of Simon & Schuster and for identifying and developing relationships with new clients.
Perlman was previously Vice President, Client Sales and Services. His new appointment takes effect immediately, and he will report to Eulau.
“Our distribution client business plays an important and ever-growing role in Simon & Schuster’s business portfolio,” said Eulau. “The 200,000-square-foot addition to our Riverside Distribution Center, which was completed in 2016, is just one of the many components of our expanding commitment to our client publisher business. Under Michael’s leadership we will continue to provide our clients with the full suite of world-class sales and distribution services that can help them to grow their business.”
“We take great pride in offering our client publishers a unique combination of flexibility, access to sales, and operations expertise across all levels of the company, and dedicated professional support,” added Perlman. “This partnering is what has enabled both Simon & Schuster and our clients to continue to succeed in a constantly changing marketplace. I look forward to continuing Simon & Schuster’s excellent independent publisher relationships and welcoming new publishers to our family of clients.”
Michael Perlman first joined Simon & Schuster in 2005 as a National Account Manager, responsible for selling to mass merchants. Since 2007 he has held a number of positions as part of the team that has successfully expanded the company’s client publisher business, and was promoted to Vice President in 2013.