VP and Publisher, Hachette Digital Media
Maja Thomas is VP and Publisher of Hachette Audio, and VP Hachette Digital Media. She also holds the position of VP Digital Publishing for the Group Hachette Livre.
Maja is the Co-Chair of the AAP Digital Issues Working Group, focusing on digital publishing strategy, and Chair of Hachettes International Board for Digital Issues.
In the U.S., Maja is responsible for Hachettes audio, ebook, print-on-demand and large print programs, some of the fasting growing segments of the publishing business. In addition, she heads up a team re-imagining and re-designing the Hachette Book Group website.
Under her aegis, the audio division has had ten Grammy award nominations, and in the year 2000 received the Best Spoken Word Album Grammy for THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR., which Maja produced and directed. In 2005, The Daily Show and Jon Stewarts AMERICA (The Audiobook) received the Grammy for best Comedy Album as well as the Quills Award for best Audio of the Year. In 2007, Hachette Audio shared the Grammy Award for Spoken Word Album for OSSIE AND RUBY: IN THIS LIFE TOGETHER.