Warner Bros. Consumer Products has a new president, new content and new initiatives that will drive WBCP's retail sales for years to come.
Nickelodeon has promoted Kristi Wasmer to the role of senior vice president of retail sales for Nickelodeon Consumer Products.
Toys “R” Us has appointed Lance Wills to the role of executive vice president, global chief technology officer.
Former American Greetings Entertainment president, Jeffrey Conrad, has formed a new children’s publishing company–Peeko Press–with Brandon Henderson.
Skyrocket Toys has appointed kids and family entertainment executive and producer Jared Wolfson to lead its new media division as senior vice president.
Octane5 has appointed Holly Collins to the role of director of marketing.
Toy manufacturer Schleich has appointed Karl von Bodelschwingh to the role of chief operating officer.
The executive shuffle among top entertainment licensors continued yesterday with yet another high-profile licensing executive changing positions.
Target has appointed Mark Tritton to the role of executive vice president and chief merchandising officer.
Genius Brands International has expanded Stone Newman’s role as president of global consumer products to include worldwide marketing efforts for the company’s growing catalog.
Zodiak Kids has promoted managing director Gwen Hughes to the role of chief operating officer of Zodiak Kids Studios.
Twenty cyclists from the licensing industry prepped for Licensing Expo by biking on Blue Diamond in the outskirts of Las Vegas, Nev., Sunday morning.
John Cora has been hired as vice president of insights and strategy for 24-hour preschool network Sprout.
Turner Broadcasting has named Vanessa Brookman to the newly created role of vice president, content and creative, for the U.K. and Northern Europe.
Brad Globe will step down from his post as president of Warner Bros. Consumer Products, a position he has held for more than a decade, in spring 2016.
J. C. Penney has promoted John Tighe to executive vice president, chief merchant effective Oct. 1. He will report to chief executive officer Marvin Ellison.
Precious Moments Inc. has created two new positions that promote long-time licensing PMI executives.
Pekka Rantala is stepping down as CEO of Rovio as the media company shifts more operational responsibility into its two business divisions, games and media.
Activision Blizzard has appointed producer Stacey Sher as co-president of the newly created Activision Blizzard Studios division.
Victory Hill Exhibitions, a global production and distribution company, has appointed Daniel Pearce and Michael Mattox to open its “The Transformers Experience” and “Avengers S.T.A.T.I.O.N.” in Las Vegas, Nev.
Mind Candy has appointed Ian Chambers as its new chief executive officer, effective immediately.
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