Sadlier Press Releases
SADLIER APPOINTS ROSEMARY CALICCHIO AS EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT AND PUBLISHER TO HEAD REALIGNED PUBLISHING DIVISION08/18/10
Frank Sadlier Dinger, Chairman of William H. Sadlier, Inc. (“Sadlier”) (OTCPNK:SADL), and William Sadlier Dinger, President, announced on August 12, 2010 that Rosemary Calicchio has been appointed to the new position, Executive Vice President and Publisher, leading a strategically realigned Publishing Division that includes the Publications, Electronic Media, Planning, and Publishing Operations Departments. The directors of these departments now report to Ms. Calicchio and work with her to ensure the coordinated development of quality products for Sadlier’s present and future markets.
William Dinger added: “These changes will help Sadlier continue to harness developing technologies, broaden recognition of its brands in targeted markets, and create greater value for shareholders, customers, and employees. With her extensive experience and skills, Rosemary is uniquely qualified to bring this vision to fruition.”
Ms. Calicchio joined Sadlier in 1999 as Editorial Director and in 2003 was appointed to the new position of Vice President Publications Sadlier. For the past eleven years she has been responsible for the development, design, and publication of Sadlier’s catechetical and sacramental preparation programs. Foremost among these is Sadlier’s recently published We Believe with Project Disciple program for schools, parishes and bilingual programs.
Ms. Calicchio’s publishing career began at Harcourt, Brace, Jovanovich in New York City after a solid foundation of teaching at most levels from Montessori preschool to calculus, working summers as a computer programmer, and teaching in many SAT and GED programs. During her 30 years in publishing, she also worked at Prentice Hall, Sunburst Communications, and Cuisenaire Company of America, and served as Vice President, Publisher, and General Manager at Pearson with responsibility for a range of subjects, including language arts, reading, mathematics, and social studies. During her career Ms. Calicchio has edited, managed, or acquired many successful programs and has interacted with thousands of authors and freelancers.
For additional information, contact Deborah Matulewicz by telephone 212-312-6141 or email Dmatulewicz@sadlier.com, or visit Sadlier’s website at www.sadlier.com.
William H. Sadlier, Inc. is a recognized and respected publisher of print, digital, and online educational materials for PreK–12 public and nonpublic schools, and catechetical materials for Catholic schools, parishes, and families. Since 1832, Sadlier’s tradition of quality and excellence in publishing has been nurtured by the vision, integrity and dedication of the same family. Sadlier School programs offer strong instructional support, well related to standards, so that educators can help students reach their full potential — in school and throughout life. Products include Sadlier Phonics and Reading Program and such proven programs as Vocabulary Workshop, Grammar Workshop, Grammar for Writing, and Progress in Mathematics. Sadlier Religion programs offer quality catechesis and sacramental preparation materials that faithfully present the teachings of the Catholic Church. Sadlier’s We Believe with Project Disciple catechetical series for K–8 and other programs address the needs of Catholic schools, parishes, and families, all with English and bilingual editions.