With MAGIC Market Week in full swing, it’s only fitting that License! Global looks at the trends that will shape the licensed apparel business in 2014.
Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products has opened its first dedicated office in Asia and appointed Pinky David as vice president, Asia Pacific.
Copyright Promotions Licensing Group, a DHX Media company, has appointed Stephen Gould as its new U.K. managing director.
VIMN South has appointed Andrea Castellari senior vice president and general manager of Viacom International Media Networks Italy, Middle East and Turkey.
Sesame Workshop has appointed Stephen B. Sobhani to the newly created position of vice president, international.
Nigel Pickard is stepping down from his role as chief executive officer of Zodiak U.K. Kids and chair of The Foundation.
Brand Licensing Europe’s annual License This! challenge for new creative concepts is now open for entries.
Global brand management company Genius Brands International has named Matthew Kornberg as its new controller.
U.K. children’s research and consulting firm The Pineapple Lounge is planning to open a U.S. division and has Cheryl Gotthelf to lead it.
Viacom has appointed Maria Iregui as brand manager and senior vice president of programming and production for MTV Latin America.
Former Disney Store and Claire’s executive James D. Fielding has joined AwesomenessTV as global head of consumer products and retail.
Viacom International Media Networks has named Manuel Gil as the new general manager of VIMN Spain.
Endemol U.K. has appointed David Flynn as chief creative officer.
CPLG U.K. has expanded its team with the appointment of Emily French Ullah as a new category manager.
Dawn Taubin has joined DreamWorks Animation as chief marketing officer, after Anne Globe resigned last week.
Former Scholastic and Marvel executive Christopher Ursin has launched a new branding consultancy, Trident Branding Group.
MIPCOM has named chief executive officer of DreamWorks Animation, Jeffrey Katzenberg, as its 2013 Personality of the Year.
China Education Television has tapped Bill Teitelbaum to serve as its U.S. representative for educational media projects in China.
Warner Bros. Records has added two new members to its Brand Partnerships & Commercial Licensing team.
Y Entertainment Group has formed AGI Lifestyle Entertainment to exploit opportunities in non-scripted television and branded lifestyle.
Boutique agencies Synergy Licensing and The Brand Liaison have formed a new collaboration.
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