Now in its 16th year, Brand Licensing Europe is focusing on service in the licensing community and beyond.
Brand Loyalty has appointed Marie-Laure Marchand to the newly created position of licensing director.
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.
Licensing industry veteran Cory Baker has opened the new brand management and development agency Julian Wolf.
Turner Broadcasting has appointed former Mattel executive Johanne Broadfield to the role of vice president, Cartoon Network Enterprises, EMEA.
Ben Richardson has been promoted to senior vice president and general manager of Viacom International Media Networks Australia and New Zealand.
Tim Juckes has been tapped as the new sales director of U.K. consumer products at Saban Brands.
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.
Gregg Steinhafel is stepping down from his positions as president, chief executive officer and chairman of the board of directors at Target.
Life Like Touring, which develops children’s live entertainment, has appointed Antonio Huab as vice president, Asia-Pacific and the Middle East.
Roth was a mentor to many, loved by most, generous to a fault and committed to family, friends and to a moral and ethical business methodology in the licensing and merchandising field.
Lifestyle brand Extreme has appointed Ryan Maxwell to the position of marketing manager.
Copyright Promotions Licensing Group has appointed Brian Mann as vice president of consumer products for the newly opened CPLG North America office.
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