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September 15-30, 2005 Edition
Pfeffer to Head
At Simon & SchusterNEW YORK, NY/9/7/2005Rubin Pfeffer has been named senior vice president and publisher of Simon & Schusters trade childrens division, where he will be responsible for childrens hardcover and paperback trade operations, reporting to childrens division head Rick Richter. Mass market operations, however, remain as a separate unit.
Pfeffer joins Simon & Schuster on September 19 after having served as Pearson Educations senior vice president and chief creative officer. Earlier in his career, he spent 26 years in top management at Harcourt Brace Jovanovich. He assumes some of the same duties of Brenda Bowen, who left the company to join Hyperion last year.