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Rich Johnson joins Diamond Book Distributors

Diamond Book Distributors

Diamond Book Distributors (DBD), a division of Diamond Comic Distributors, has announced that Rich Johnson has joined DBD as Vice President, Sales and Business Development.

Johnson has  decades of experience in the publishing industry and has been involved in multiple aspects of bookselling ranging from store manager, to buyer, to publisher. Most recently, Johnson served as President and Founder of Brick Road Media, a publishing consultancy firm. Previously, Johnson served as Vice President, Sales, Marketing & Business Development for Lion Forge Comics, Co-Founder and Co-Publishing Director for Yen Press / Hachette Book Group and Vice President of Book Trade Sales for DC Comics. He has  taught at Drexel University and  is currently an Adjunct Professor at Pace University in their Masters Publishing Program.

In his role with Diamond Book Distributors, Johnson will partner with sales and marketing to manage business development efforts including evaluating new business opportunities and working to expand the distribution network for DBD publishers.

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