In June 2013, global brand extension agency Beanstalk launched Tinderbox, its digital division to help brand licensing extend into new media.
After more than five years leading the company, Mikael Hed will step down as chief executive officer of Rovio Jan. 1.
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.
Perry Ellis has appointed Stanley Silverstein as president of international development and global licensing.
Andrew Smith has been promoted to senior vice president, deputy publisher, executive director of new business development.
Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia has named Daniel W. Dienst chief executive officer.
Ciarán Coyle has left the licensing agency Beanstalk to lead the licensing for The Electrolux Group as vice president and head of global brand licensing.
Steve Macallister, formerly of BBC Worldwide, is taking up the position of CEO of Zodiak Rights, following the news that current CEO Matthew Frank is stepping down.
Viacom has formed a program acquisitions group to coordinate the company's activity across its portfolio of domestic media networks.
The Bridge Direct has named Lori Rotter as general manager of marketing across all of its brands including its new Basic Fun division.
Sequential Brands Group has appointed brand strategist Jameel Spencer as chief marketing officer.
Brand Licensing Europe’s annual License This! challenge for new creative concepts is now open for entries.
Global brand extension agency Beanstalk has launched a new consulting division -Blueprint–Powered by Beanstalk.
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