With MAGIC Market Week in full swing, it’s only fitting that License! Global looks at the trends that will shape the licensed apparel business in 2014.
Copyright Promotions Licensing Group, a DHX Media company, has appointed Stephen Gould as its new U.K. managing director.
VIMN South has appointed Andrea Castellari senior vice president and general manager of Viacom International Media Networks Italy, Middle East and Turkey.
Sesame Workshop has appointed Stephen B. Sobhani to the newly created position of vice president, international.
Nigel Pickard is stepping down from his role as chief executive officer of Zodiak U.K. Kids and chair of The Foundation.
Brand Licensing Europe’s annual License This! challenge for new creative concepts is now open for entries.
Global brand management company Genius Brands International has named Matthew Kornberg as its new controller.
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.
Viacom has appointed Maria Iregui as brand manager and senior vice president of programming and production for MTV Latin America.
Former Disney Store and Claire’s executive James D. Fielding has joined AwesomenessTV as global head of consumer products and retail.
The Topps Company has appointed John Mueller as chief financial officer.
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.
Viacom International Media Networks has made two new executive appointments for Nickelodeon.
Turner CN Enterprises has restructured its EMEA consumer products team.
DreamWorks Animation has named retail veteran Paul Kurzawa to the newly created position of head of retail development.
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