Now in its 16th year, Brand Licensing Europe is focusing on service in the licensing community and beyond.
Gaumont International Television has hired Tim Stephen to the newly created position of senior vice president of business and legal affairs.
Viacom International Media Networks has appointed Pierluigi Gazzolo as president of its Americas division.
Fisher-Price has hired veteran toy executive Vinnie D’Alleva as senior vice president of Fisher-Price Friends.
Zodiak Media has promoted Tim Mutimer, currently head of non-scripted, to the role of chief executive officer of its Zodiak Rights division.
The board of directors of Uncle Milton has named seasoned toy and gift executive William S. Guarisco as the toy company’s new chief executive officer.
Iconix Brand Group and it board of directors has appointed Sue Gove as an independent director of the company.
Anki, the creator of the battle-car racing game “Anki Drive,” has appointed former Activision and EA executives to key roles.
Haim Saban, founder of Saban Brands, writer and director Chris Columbus, and Jeremy Zag have joined forces to launch Zag Animation Studios.
Cris Abrego and Charlie Corwin will serve as co-chairmen and co-chief executive officers in North America of the new Endemol, Shine Group and Core Media joint venture.
Toy industry veteran and former president of the U.S. division of Toys 'R' Us, Neil Friedman, has been named president and chief executive officer of Alex Brands.
Electronic Arts has appointed licensing veteran Ryan Gagerman as director of licensing as is prepares for new game launches and feature film releases.
ITV Studios Global Entertainment has appointed Anya Hollis as vice president of agents.
Studio 100 has appointed former BBC Worldwide executive Tom Reding to head its newly launched digital division in the role of digital director.
Children’s magazine publisher Redan Publishing has welcomed back Jessica McKnight as sales and marketing director.
ITV Studios Global Entertainment has appointed Anna Viola as senior licensing manager of hard lines.
Three licensing executives conquered the London Marathon and raised more than £6,700 for The Light Fund.
Among the executives that will be honored at the K.I.D.S./Fashion Delivers Women In Industry Luncheon is Patti Buckner of Warner Bros. Consumer Products.
Saban Brands has appointed Daniel Castle as managing director of strategic business development.
Janna Markle has joined licensing and brand extension agency Brand Licensing Team as executive director.
Canadian animation studio Rainmaker Entertainment has appointed former Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer executive Steve Hendry to its board of directors.
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