In June 2013, global brand extension agency Beanstalk launched Tinderbox, its digital division to help brand licensing extend into new media.
After more than five years leading the company, Mikael Hed will step down as chief executive officer of Rovio Jan. 1.
Toy and consumer electronics company Jazwares has hired Dan Sugrue as its new U.K. sales director.
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.
Fazal Merchant will join DreamWorks Animation as the company's chief financial officer, starting Sept. 15.
Rovio Entertainment's North American consumer products licensing team has three new additions.
Two industry veterans have joined customized product printing company Coveroo.
Sears Holdings has appointed former Tesco executive Alasdair James as president and chief member officer of Kmart.
Copyright Promotions Licensing Group has appointed Brian Mann as vice president of consumer products for the newly opened CPLG North America office.
FremantleMedia Kids & Family Entertainment announced the appointment of three new senior roles under executive vice president and general manager of FMKFE Rick Glankler.
The Trump Organization has promoted Amy Steinfeldt to manager of global licensing.
Endemol has appointed new senior management in North America.
Toys ‘R’ Us has appointed Wolfgang Link as president of Toys ‘R’ Us Europe and Jacobo Caller as managing director of Toys ‘R’ Us Iberia.
Entertainment industry executive Rich Frank has joined the board of directors for the child development television network BabyFirst.
The new company creation studio BrandProject launched Thursday with $12 million in funding.
Following the departure of Gaumont Animation’s head of production operations, managing director Pierre Belaisch has announced the division’s new leaders
Viacom International Media Networks South has appointed Victor Mourão as general manager of VIMN Portugal.
The executive team at Pretty Ugly, creators of the Uglydoll brand, have announced a series of changes at the company.
Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products has opened its first dedicated office in Asia and appointed Pinky David as vice president, Asia Pacific.
Toy company Tomy International has promoted Willie Wilkov to chief marketing officer, a position that has been vacant since mid-2013.
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