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Austria-based Stadlbauer Marketing & Vertrieb has appointed Roger Balser to serve as its new managing director of sales.
Viacom International Media Networks has appointed Sarah Muller to serve as head of children’s at Channel 5.
Twentieth Century Fox Film has appointed Beth Goss to the newly created position of chief brand officer for the studio.
Legendary has tapped veteran licensing, branding and consumer products executive, James Ngo to serve as senior vice president of franchise management.
Former Nordstrom executive John Hunt has joined Original Retro Brand, a licensed apparel wholesaler, as the company’s vice president of sales, merchandising and direct-to-consumer.
Libby Grant has joined CPLG as its global business development director of brands.
PBS has promoted Dawn Ciccone to serve as the company’s vice president of brand licensing.
CPLG has opened CPLG Turkey, which will be led by Begum Isikli, who is based out of Istanbul.
Brand & Deliver has promoted Ros Carmoody to partnerships director.
Gary Krakower has joined IMG as vice president of licensing.
Product development company Mark Feldstein & Associates has hired Annette Donnelly as sales manager.
The Licensing Shop has hired Alexandra Ries to support the retail strategy and development of the burgeoning Shopkins licensing program in the U.S. and Canada.
French CGI production company TeamTO has hired former Zodiak executive Patricia de Wilde as its director of marketing and new business.
Cherokee Global Brands has appointed former Rovio executive Randi Spieker as executive vice president of business development.
Sanrio has appointed four key executives–Craig Takiguchi, Jill Cook, Stephanie Simpson and Dave Marchi–in its retail and branding divisions, effective immediately.
French animation company Xilam has named former Studio 100 and Nelvana executive Marie-Laure Marchand as executive vice president of global consumer products.
Dependable Rights, the U.K./European division of Dependable Solutions, has appointed Jackie Ferguson to the role of commercial director.
The Trends International Group has appointed Bruce Morrison to the role of president and chief operating officer, effective immediately.
Toys “R” Us has appointed Lance Wills to the role of executive vice president, global chief technology officer.
German brand management and media company m4e has expanded its licensing and merchandising team with the appointment of Judith Böhnke and Linda Kozakova.
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