The 35 agents in this annual ranking are the leaders of the pack, working behind the scenes to build some of the world’s biggest brands, from Wimbledon to Cherokee to Pepsi.
Genius Brands International has appointed Jason Brumbaugh to the newly created position of vice president of digital.
Imports Dragon has hired Felipe Rojas to join its Montreal team as design manager.
Animation company Toonz Entertainment is setting up a dedicated subsidiary office in Auckland, New Zealand.
Bryan G. Stockton has resigned as chairman and CEO of Mattel and Christopher A. Sinclair has been named as the toymaker's new chairman and interim CEO.
Video and social gaming executive Steven Chiang has been named to the board of The Topps Company.
DreamWorks Animation is restructuring its feature animation business, reducing its annual output from three films to two in an effort to drive profitability.
U.K. royalty auditing firm 360 Audit has made a number of new hires in order to expand its business operations into new territories.
Fashion and accessories designer, licensor and licensee Vince Camuto died Wednesday at the age of 78 after a battle with cancer.
Marsha Armitage-Bristow, founder of the licensing agency Dimensional Branding, has launched another new company, Brand Brilliant Consulting.
Warren Clamen has joined Marquee Brands' board of directors as an independent director and special advisor to the brand management company.
Ben Richardson has been promoted to senior vice president and general manager of Viacom International Media Networks Australia and New Zealand.
Tim Juckes has been tapped as the new sales director of U.K. consumer products at Saban Brands.
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.
Gregg Steinhafel is stepping down from his positions as president, chief executive officer and chairman of the board of directors at Target.
Life Like Touring, which develops children’s live entertainment, has appointed Antonio Huab as vice president, Asia-Pacific and the Middle East.
Roth was a mentor to many, loved by most, generous to a fault and committed to family, friends and to a moral and ethical business methodology in the licensing and merchandising field.
Lifestyle brand Extreme has appointed Ryan Maxwell to the position of marketing manager.
Copyright Promotions Licensing Group has appointed Brian Mann as vice president of consumer products for the newly opened CPLG North America office.
Licensing agency The Joester Loria Group has announced a series of promotions and new hires.
Licensing consulting company TSG Brands has named Kimberly Awad as vice president of licensing acquisitions.
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