HBG Leadership

The Executive Management Team of HBG is comprised of the following leaders:


Michael Pietsch   Joe Mangan
Michael Pietsch   Joe Mangan
Chief Executive Officer   EVP, Chief Operating Officer
Reagan Arthur   Sophie Cottrell
SVP HBG & Publisher, Little, Brown and Company   SVP Corporate Communications
Tim Holman   Tom Maciag

SVP HBG Publisher



Jamie Raab   Carol Ross
President & Publisher, Grand Central Publishing   EVP & General Counsel
Evan Schnittman   Megan Tingley

EVP, Chief Marketing and Sales Officer

  EVP HBG & Publisher
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Andrea Weinzimer   David Young
SVP, Human Resources  



Rolf Zettersten    
SVP HBG & Publisher
Hachette Nashville



MIchael Pietsch

MICHAEL PIETSCH is the Chief Executive Officer of Hachette Book Group.  He entered publishing with David R. Godine, Publisher, in Boston, and in 1979 came to New York to work as an editor for Charles Scribner's Sons.  In 1985, Pietsch moved to Harmony Books, an imprint of Crown Publishing.
Pietsch joined Little, Brown in 1991, was appointed Editor in Chief in 1998 and became Publisher in 2001.  He has acquired and edited thrillers by the world's bestselling novelist, James Patterson, Michael Connelly, George Pelecanos, Walter Mosley, and Michael Koryta.  He worked with David Foster Wallace on his novel Infinite Jest and edited his posthumous novel The Pale King, a Pulitzer Prize finalist.   As Publisher, Pietsch has brought out bestsellers by James Bradley, Tina Fey, Malcolm Gladwell, Elin Hilderbrand, Stephenie Meyer, Ian Rankin, Keith Richards, J.K. Rowling, Alice Sebold, David Sedaris, Dr. Andrew Weil, and many others.  In 2012 he oversaw the launch of Mulholland Books, a suspense fiction imprint.  In 2013, he became CEO of Hachette Book Group and continues to edit a few books a year.
Michael Pietsch serves on the boards of Poets and Writers, Bookish, AAP, and is Board Chairman of World Book Night.  He lives in Ossining, New York with his wife Janet Vultee Pietsch, a children’s book editor.  They have three children.

Publishers' Bios


Publishers' bios and much more information about each of our publishing divisions can be found on the Publishing Groups page.