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.
Genius Brands International has elected entertainment industry veteran Anthony Thomopoulos to its board of directors.
DreamWorks Animation’s AwesomenessTV, has hired former Walt Disney Studios executive T.J. Marchetti as chief marketing officer.
U.K. novelty company Mask-arade has expanded its team with the appointment of Tanya Folliot as international sales manager.
The Copyrights Group has named Demi Patel to the newly created role of head of product development.
Children’s magazine publisher Redan Publishing has welcomed back Jessica McKnight as sales and marketing director.
Endemol North America has made two major promotions for its top posts.
Brand Central has hired a trio of new licensing executives and opened its third office location in North Carolina.
Viacom International Media Networks South has appointed Victor Mourão as general manager of VIMN Portugal.
Allison Lort has joined licensing agency Brandgenuity as director of business development.
NBCUniversal has named Nidia Caceros Kilde as vice president of communications.
Paul Dempsey, incoming president of global markets at BBC Worldwide, has announced the senior team that will be joining him in the newly reorganized division.
The Wish Factory has appointed Joel Naftelberg as the director of marketing.
Viacom International Media Networks has promoted Lisa Silverman Meyers to SVP of operations and business planning for NVCP.
Musician, entrepreneur and philanthropist will.i.am has partnered with the partnership marketing agency memBrain.
DreamWorks Animation has named Marjorie Cohn as its first-ever head of television as the studio expands its TV efforts.
Outfit7 has expanded its European management team to oversee the global licensing for Talking Tom and Talking Friends.
Exim Mexico appointed Sergio Ribeiro as its new commercial director.
Global brand licensing and consultancy Beanstalk has named Lisa Reiner as its new managing director of Europe and Asia Pacific.
Branding executive Nicole Burt has joined the talent and media firm APA.
Electronic Arts has appointed licensing veteran Ryan Gagerman as director of licensing as is prepares for new game launches and feature film releases.
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