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Eerdmans appoints Tracy Danz as Vice President of Sales and Marketing

GRAND RAPIDS, MICHIGAN—Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, an independent family-owned publisher since 1911, has hired Tracy Danz as Vice President of Sales and Marketing. As Vice President, he also joins the Eerdmans Board of Directors.

Danz brings decades of experience to the role, having spent his whole career working in various aspects of the book industry. The majority of his work has been with HarperCollins, where he has served as Vice President and Publisher of Zondervan and Director of Marketing for HarperCollins Christian, among other roles.

“I am so pleased to be joining Eerdmans in this role,” said Danz. “It is wonderful to align with a company whose mission is rooted in the Christian tradition yet with a keen eye toward the future.”

President and publisher Anita Eerdmans added, “From his years of experience in the world of publishing and bookselling, Tracy has gained a remarkable breadth and depth of knowledge in both our industry and the particular markets we serve. He is a very welcome addition to our team!”

Danz began work for Eerdmans in June.

Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Company is an independent publisher of religious books, from academic works in theology, biblical studies, religious history and reference to popular titles in spirituality, social and cultural criticism, and literature. Founded in 1911, the company has developed a reputation for publishing excellent literary and intellectual works that offer a myriad of responsible viewpoints from across the religious spectrum. For more information visit