Preparations are well underway for the 35th edition of Licensing Expo, with a host of new brands already set to exhibit and a new Sports section planned for the show floor.
Licensing agency LMCA has added two new members to the team of its consulting subsidiary ProdigyWorks.
Phil Carroll is has joined Pedigree Books as the interim head of sales for the annuals and yearbooks publisher.
Percy3D’s PercyVites has hired Joshua Levy as vice president of sales and marketing.
FremantleMedia North America chief executive officer Thom Beers will step down as CEO when his contract with the company concludes this summer.
Authentic Brands Group has appointed Javier Brandwain to the new role of managing director of Latin America and the Caribbean.
Bulldog Licensing has hired Helena Mansell-Stopher as retail licensing director.
Little League Baseball and Softball has promoted three executives within its marketing department to focus on licensing and merchandising.
4K Media, a subsidiary of Konami Digital Entertainment, has named former Viacom executive Jonitha Keymoore as director of program sales.
Global merchandising and brand management company Epic Rights has promoted Lisa Streff to executive vice president of global licensing.
Warner Bros. Records has made two promotions in its brand partnerships and Creative Synch Licensing team.
Global brand extension agency Beanstalk has launched a new consulting division -Blueprint–Powered by Beanstalk.
FremantleMedia Kids & Family Entertainment EVP and GM Rick Glankler has unveiled a new structure for KFE’s Consumer Products division.
WeMatch has appointed Diego Barassi to develop its licensing and retail division, which will be anchored by the Copa America brand.
New mobile gaming company Seriously has made four new hires to build out its creative team.
Two industry veterans have joined customized product printing company Coveroo.
SEGA Europe has hired Kay Ferneyhough to join its London-based licensing team as retail license manager.
FremantleMedia has appointed Samantha Glynne as vice president of branded entertainment in its Digital & Branded Entertainment Division.
Simone Fenu has been appointed as the new country manager for Planeta Junior Italia.
Scripps Networks Interactive has appointed Phillip Luff to head its U.K., Europe, Middle East and Africa business.
Cheryl Stoebenau, president of CAS Marketing will be this year's inductee into the International Licensing Industry Merchandisers' Association Licensing Hall of Fame.
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