Claire Payne joins Sourcebooks as Director of Sales – Mass & Special Markets where she will be leading expansion in mass market as well as the national specialty retail gift and corporate sales channels.
“Claire brings a passion, creativity, and hunger that is inspiring and infectious, and I am grateful to add a leader with such an impeccable reputation for new business development and for driving growth at some of our most important partners,” said Chris Bauerle, Sourcebooks Director – Sales & Marketing.
Payne was most recently Senior Director of Sales at Parragon, where she grew sales at her largest customer by more than 400 percent and significantly expanded out-of-book-department placement. Payne has also previously worked at Bendon and Dalmatian Press.
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