Suzanne Herz, the Doubleday senior veep who has worked closely with that imprint’s signature authors John Grisham and Dan Brown, has been upped to EVP and Executive Director of Publishing. She continues to report to Anthony Chirico, President of Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group. Here’s the just-released internal memo from Chirico:
It gives me great pleasure to announce that Suzanne Herz, Senior Vice President, Publishing, Doubleday, is being named Executive Vice President, Executive Director of Publishing, Doubleday. The appointment takes effect immediately, and she will continue to report to me.
Suzanne has been a driving force behind some of our most successful publishing campaigns. Her work with Dan Brown and John Grisham has helped those authors to become global brands and enjoy successive multimillion-copy #1 bestsellers.