In June 2013, global brand extension agency Beanstalk launched Tinderbox, its digital division to help brand licensing extend into new media.
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.
Toys “R” Us appointed Chetan Bhandari as senior vice president, corporate finance and treasurer.
Big Tent has promoted Sondra Seecharan to manager of creative and product development and added Justina Tang in the role of marketing associate.
Endemol has promoted Ingrid Akkerman to director of brand relations within its commercial affairs team.
Endemol North America has appointed Will Keenan as president of its new digital video venture Endemol Beyond USA.
Carlos Alberini has resigned from his position as co-CEO of Restoration Hardware Holdings in order to lead Lucky Brand.
Viacom has launched a new group, Viacom Velocity, to offer integrated marketing and creative content solutions.
The Women in Toys board of trustees has elected Ashley Mady, president and founder of licensing agency Brandberry, as its new president.
The Copyrights Group has named Demi Patel to the newly created role of head of product development.
Guru Studio has appointed Monika Sharma in the newly created position of director of marketing.
The Collegiate Licensing Company, the licensing affiliate of IMG College, has named Nicole Armentrout as senior director, marketing.
Mattel has promoted company veteran Tim Kilpin to executive vice president, international.
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