The 35 agents in this annual ranking are the leaders of the pack, working behind the scenes to build some of the world’s biggest brands, from Wimbledon to Cherokee to Pepsi.
Animation company Toonz Entertainment is setting up a dedicated subsidiary office in Auckland, New Zealand.
Bryan G. Stockton has resigned as chairman and CEO of Mattel and Christopher A. Sinclair has been named as the toymaker's new chairman and interim CEO.
Video and social gaming executive Steven Chiang has been named to the board of The Topps Company.
DreamWorks Animation is restructuring its feature animation business, reducing its annual output from three films to two in an effort to drive profitability.
U.K. royalty auditing firm 360 Audit has made a number of new hires in order to expand its business operations into new territories.
Fashion and accessories designer, licensor and licensee Vince Camuto died Wednesday at the age of 78 after a battle with cancer.
Marsha Armitage-Bristow, founder of the licensing agency Dimensional Branding, has launched another new company, Brand Brilliant Consulting.
Warren Clamen has joined Marquee Brands' board of directors as an independent director and special advisor to the brand management company.
Big Tent Entertainment has hired Tami Thosath as manager of business development.
WWE has promoted Lisa Fox Lee to the newly created role of executive vice president of content.
The brand experience company Liquid Agency has hired Marie McNeely as its new global director of business development.
NBCUniversal has named Nidia Caceros Kilde as vice president of communications.
Discovery Communications has promoted Doug Baker to the position of COO and CFO for Discovery Networks International.
VIMN South has appointed Andrea Castellari senior vice president and general manager of Viacom International Media Networks Italy, Middle East and Turkey.
The Fung Business Intelligence Centre has appointed Deborah Weinswig as executive director and head of global retail research and intelligence.
Genius Brands International has formed a new global distribution division and appointed former executive Andrew Berman to oversee it.
Toys ‘R’ Us has named Michael J. Short as executive vice president and chief financial officer.
Tommy Bahama Group has appointed Bradley O’Brien to the newly created position of executive vice president, design and product development.
Genius Brands International announced that Lloyd Mintz has been appointed to the role of vice president of consumer products.
Amelie Govett has joined the marketing agency Brand and Deliver as licensing and sponsorship director.
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