Big Changes at Scholastic

Posted on April 6, 2005

Scholastic announced today that Barbara Marcus that Barbara Marcus, President of Children's Book Publishing and Distribution and Executive Vice President has decided to leave the company following the July 16, 2005 release of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince. Ms. Marcus spent 22 years at Scholastic, and will be replaced by Lisa Holton, Senior Vice President, Publisher, Global Disney Children's Books. Widely respected in the industry, Ms. Marcus is known for her record in taking the company from $120 million in revenues in 1983 to $1.2 billion today.
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