Recorded Books, LLC, the world’s largest independent producer of audiobooks and a Haights Cross Communications company, today said that it has appointed Doug Beck Vice President of Curriculum Sales. Beck will report directly to Scott Williams, Recorded Books’ President. The appointment is effective immediately.

Beck joins Recorded Books with 17 years of experience in curriculum sales. Most recently, he was Vice President and National Sales Manager for Kaplan K-12. He also served as Vice President and National Sales Manager at McGraw Hill and started his educational sales career at Houghton Mifflin. Beck has also taught at both the middle school and high school levels. He earned a B.A. in psychology and teaching certification from Oklahoma State University.