The inaugural Licensing Expo Japan will be held in conjunction with IFF MAGIC Japan, April 26-28, at Tokyo Big Sight.
Viacom has revealed that Brad Grey will step down from his role as chairman and chief executive officer of Paramount Pictures.
WildBrain has appointed Will Mahmood to the newly created position of head of strategy.
Nelvana has appointed three industry veterans–Peter Crighton, Kelly Elwood and Tonya Lindo–to help strengthen its senior management team with marketing, licensing and retail.
Earthbound Brands has appointed Alex Tomlinson as its senior brand manager.
Universal Brand Development has appointed Michelle Hagen as senior vice president of consumer products retail development.
Turner Latin America has promoted Whit Richardson to take on the role of president.
The Jim Henson Company has tapped Sarah Maizes to take on the newly created position of vice president of children’s entertainment.
Turner has named Marc Goodchild as its head of digital content strategy and product for the EMEA region.
Safia Minney has joined Po-Zu, an ethical footwear brand, as managing director.
Studio 100 has revealed that managing director Patrick Elmendorff has left the company and its German subsidiaries to take a role at another company.
Tycoon Enterprises has appointed Arturo “Choco” Czonstkowsky to the role of senior vice president.
Tommy Bahama has appointed Dawn Brandl to the role of senior vice president of men’s design and product development.
Warner Bros. Consumer Products has a new president, new content and new initiatives that will drive WBCP's retail sales for years to come.
Former American Greetings Entertainment president, Jeffrey Conrad, has formed a new children’s publishing company–Peeko Press–with Brandon Henderson.
Sony Pictures Motion Picture Group has named Stephanie Cohen as the company’s new senior vice president of national promotions.
MC Appliance, owners of the Magic Chef brand, has appointed Ted Kochowicz to the role of senior licensing manager.
Genius Brands International has promoted Stone Newman to the role of president, global consumer products, worldwide content sales and marketing.
Toon Goggles has appointed Al Kahn to serve as chairman of its board.
Thunderbird has appointed Matthew Berkowitz to serve as the head of development at its subsidiary Atomic Cartoons.
The Fred Rogers Company has promoted Paul Siefken to the position of president and chief executive officer, effective Jan. 1, 2017.
©2017 UBM. All rights reserved. A UBM Company.