Jeffrey Yamaguchi has been hired as the director of digital marketing at ABRAMS, the first person to hold that new title.

Previously, Yamaguchi served as director of digital marketing for the Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group at Random House. He guided many digital projects, including Julia Child‘s Mastering the Art of French Cooking app. Here’s more about the new post, from the release:

he will oversee the company’s web and social media program; spearhead creative online campaigns for major titles and authors; and execute all digital initiatives in conjunction with ABRAMS’ existing marketing efforts. He will work with both the adult and children’s publicity and marketing departments, and with ABRAMS’ digital assets and publishing technology department.

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