In June 2013, global brand extension agency Beanstalk launched Tinderbox, its digital division to help brand licensing extend into new media.
Rights management company Paidas Management has been named as the global licensing agent for record cover artist Ioannis.
Coolabi has recently appointed two new licensing agents for its Poppy Cat brand–Firefly Brand Management in the U.S. and El Ocho in Spain.
Those Licensing People has been appointed as the master licensing agent for fashion brand and retail group Bolongaro Trevor.
After more than five years leading the company, Mikael Hed will step down as chief executive officer of Rovio Jan. 1.
Parragon, a division of DC Thomson, has reorganized its business into two new divisions–Parragon Publishing and Parragon International.
Toy and consumer electronics company Jazwares has hired Dan Sugrue as its new U.K. sales director.
LIMA U.K. has revealed details of its annual global networking party at Brand Licensing Europe, which will take place on the second day of the show, Oct. 8.
Global brand management company Genius Brands International has secured a $2 million revolving line of credit with SunTrust Banks to finance future growth.
Smiley has made two new executive appointments–David Fox as head of design and Salvatore Zingrillo as global brand director of fashion.
Genius Brands International announced that Lloyd Mintz has been appointed to the role of vice president of consumer products.
Perry Ellis has appointed Stanley Silverstein as president of international development and global licensing.
41 Entertainment has appointed Zodiak Kids CP Paris to manage licensing for its PAC-MAN and the Ghostly Adventures in France.
Brand Licensing Europe has announced the finalists for this year's License This! competition for new creative contests.
Man Cave, a home party service for men, has appointed Established Brands to expand its brand into licensing.
FremantleMedia’s Kids & Family Entertainment division will offer two new titles at MIPJunior in Cannes, France this year.
Licensing agency Global Pursuit has been charged with extending and developing a worldwide lifestyle program for the brand Tumbleweed & Dandelion by Lizabeth (Lizzie) McGraw.
Global brand licensing and consultancy Beanstalk has named Lisa Reiner as its new managing director of Europe and Asia Pacific.
Paper Island has teamed up with Hemingway Designs for a new collection featuring the John Hinde archive.
Planeta Junior highlighted three of its new animated co-productions at MIPJunior last weekend–“Sendokai Champions,” “Egyxos” and “Bubble Bip.”
Silvergate Media has made two new additions to the Classic Peter Rabbit licensee roster, with new partners for plush and tableware.
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