By Kimberly Maul
HarperCollins has officially signed with Disney Book Group and Hyperion Books to do select sales and distribution for the two companies, taking over for Hachette Book Group.
“We feel that Hyperion and Disney Book Group are an excellent fit with HarperCollins,” said Jane Friedman, president and CEO of HarperCollins Publishers Worldwide. “This distribution agreement between two leading publishing companies furthers our current growth strategy. Bob Miller [president of Hyperion] and Jeanne Mosure [senior vice president of Disney Publishing Worldwide] are two outstanding professionals who had built admirable publishing organizations.”