Brand Licensing Europe is kicking off its 15th event with a new show layout and more focused brand presentation for attendees.
Vincent Chalvon-Demersay is stepping down as chief executive officer of Marathon Media, citing personal reasons.
Endemol North America has appointed Will Keenan as president of its new digital video venture Endemol Beyond USA.
Genius Brands International and A Squared Entertainment have merged to form an IP and multimedia content creation and distribution company.
m4e has picked up “B-Daman Crossfire” for its TV platform and will also represent the brand for licensing in German-speaking territories.
Brand Central has been appointed to represent the “Willy Wonka of New York,” pastry master Dominique Ansel.
King Features, worldwide licensor of Betty Boop and Popeye, has appointed Tycoon Group as its agent in Latin and Central America.
Branding executive Nicole Burt has joined the talent and media firm APA.
The Gordon Brothers Group, a global advisory and investment firm, has appointed two new co-presidents of its retail division.
Tele Images, a Zodiak Media company, has appointed Gladys Morchoisne as senior vice president of animation.
American Mensa, the U.S. branch of the international society, has appointed Perpetual Licensing as its exclusive agent.
Of the wide breadth of business sectors that were present at Licensing Expo in June, the art and design brands had a strong showing as they signed deals and generated new business.
Saban Brands has announced the promotion of Frederic Soulie to senior vice president, global distribution.
Nelvana Enterprises is presenting an array of classic and new content this year at BLE.
Warner Bros. Consumer Products EMEA revealed the first full-character creative artwork for its Hello Kitty x DC Comics Super Heroes cross-over.
Toys R’ Us has named two seasoned executives with deep international and domestic retail expertise to lead its global and domestic business.
The American animal photography brand Wild-Side launched its latest collection– Little Stars–at Brand Licensing Europe this week.
Playing card company Cartamundi U.K. has made two new additions to its sales and marketing team.
Iconix Brand Group has appointed Natasha Fishman as VP of global brand management and marketing for Peanuts Worldwide.
Space Enterprises has appointed Kaynak Licensing Co. as the licensing agent for “The Hive” in Turkey and Middle East.
Paul Haines, director of business development and licensing at Carte Blanche Group, is stepping down after 13 years with the company.
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