Penguin Random House Editorial Group yesterday announced a change in its structure in Spain, after the unexpected death on January 11 Claudio López Lamadrid, editorial director of the firm and of the labels Random House Literature, Reservoir Books and Trojan Horse. "Hereinafter Pilar Reyes will lead a new editorial division within Penguin Random House Editorial Group integrated by all the literary labels of the group, both in fiction and essay line. The Alfaguara, Lumen, Trojan Horse, Random House Literature, Reservoir Books, Debate and Taurus stamps will be part of this division ", says the informative note.
Reporting to Reyes, Miguel Aguilar will assume the literary direction of the labels Random House Literature, Reservoir Books and Trojan Horse, remains as literary director of Debate and Taurus. De Aguilar will depend Jaume Bonfill, at the head of Reservoir Books, and Albert Puigdueta and Carme Riera, as publishers of the Random House and Trojan Horse literature labels, which will continue to count on their guest editors. As for the rehearsal area, Aguilar will continue to rely on Elena Martínez Baviere who, in addition to the Taurus label, will join the Debate team. Roberta Gerhard will report to Martinez, as editor of both labels. Juan Diaz will direct the editorial coordination of the group and will continue as director of Ediciones B, Debolsillo, Penguin Clasicos, Vergara, Nova, Plan B, Pocket B and the Division of Children, Youth and Comics.