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.
The Collegiate Licensing Company, the licensing affiliate of IMG College, has named Nicole Armentrout as senior director, marketing.
Three licensing executives conquered the London Marathon and raised more than £6,700 for The Light Fund.
Novel Entertainment has brought on Christopher Skala as a consultant to help build on the success of its digital offerings.
BBC Worldwide has made new senior hires across business development, legal and finance for its Asia division.
Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products has opened its first dedicated office in Asia and appointed Pinky David as vice president, Asia Pacific.
Copyright Promotions Licensing Group, a DHX Media company, has appointed Stephen Gould as its new U.K. managing director.
VIMN South has appointed Andrea Castellari senior vice president and general manager of Viacom International Media Networks Italy, Middle East and Turkey.
Sesame Workshop has appointed Stephen B. Sobhani to the newly created position of vice president, international.
Nigel Pickard is stepping down from his role as chief executive officer of Zodiak U.K. Kids and chair of The Foundation.
Brand Licensing Europe’s annual License This! challenge for new creative concepts is now open for entries.
FremantleMedia has appointed Magnus Karlsson-Lamm as managing director of the company’s Swedish production arm.
The American Greetings Corporation has promoted Sean Gorman to president of AG Properties.
Pamela Kaufman has been promoted to the expanded role of CMO and president of consumer products at Nickelodeon.
Eric Huang has joined the children’s digital agency and consultancy Made in Me as development director.
CreaCon Group, creators of the “City of Friends” preschool series, has appointed media executive Harold Sletten as CEO.
Saban Brands has promoted Frederic Soulie to senior vice president of global distribution.
Playing card company Cartamundi U.K. has made two new additions to its sales and marketing team.
WWE has made a trio of promotions to guide the company through a series of strategic growth initiatives.
Former TRU CEO Gerald Storch has been elected as chairman of grocery retailer SuperValu’s board of directors.
The brand experience company Liquid Agency has hired Marie McNeely as its new global director of business development.
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