In June 2013, global brand extension agency Beanstalk launched Tinderbox, its digital division to help brand licensing extend into new media.
Lionsgate has named Kerry Phelan, to the newly created position of executive vice president of global franchise management and strategic partnerships.
SEGA Europe has hired Kay Ferneyhough to join its London-based licensing team as retail license manager.
Richard Goldsmith has been given an expanded role at the Jim Henson Company as executive vice president of global distribution and international consumer products.
Licensing agency The Joester Loria Group has announced a series of promotions and new hires.
Vince Klaseus will join Universal Pictures as president of the newly created brand development division.
Saban Brands has appointed Doug Finberg to the newly created role of senior vice president of marketing.
Toys 'R' Us has appointed a number of new executives to key leadership roles, as the company continues to position its business for long-term profitable growth.
General Electric has agreed to sell its appliances business to Electrolux for $3.3 billion.
Jeffrey D. Dunn has been appointed as the new president and chief executive officer of Sesame Workshop.
Discovery Communications has named Doris Miller as vice president of retail sales and business development for Discovery Consumer Products.
AG Properties, the intellectual property and outbound licensing division of American Greetings Corporation, has announced the promotion of Carla Silva to senior vice president, global licensing.
Tele Images, a Zodiak Media company, has appointed Gladys Morchoisne as senior vice president of animation.
Walmart has promoted David Cheesewright to president and chief executive officer of Walmart International.
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.
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