In June 2013, global brand extension agency Beanstalk launched Tinderbox, its digital division to help brand licensing extend into new media.
Fazal Merchant will join DreamWorks Animation as the company's chief financial officer, starting Sept. 15.
Rovio Entertainment's North American consumer products licensing team has three new additions.
Two industry veterans have joined customized product printing company Coveroo.
Sears Holdings has appointed former Tesco executive Alasdair James as president and chief member officer of Kmart.
Copyright Promotions Licensing Group has appointed Brian Mann as vice president of consumer products for the newly opened CPLG North America office.
FremantleMedia Kids & Family Entertainment announced the appointment of three new senior roles under executive vice president and general manager of FMKFE Rick Glankler.
Toys “R” Us appointed Chetan Bhandari as senior vice president, corporate finance and treasurer.
Alleghany Capital Corporation has acquired Jazwares, a privately owned toy and consumer electronics company based in Sunrise, Fla.
Target Corporation has named retail veteran Brian Cornell as the its new chief executive officer replacing longtime CEO Gregg Steinhafel, who departed May 5.
Greg Foran was promoted to president and chief executive officer of Walmart U.S.
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.
Li & Fung has acquired brand licensing agency The Licensing Company, License! Global has learned.
Spanish production and distribution company Imira Entertainment has appointed Giles Bones as its new international sales and marketing manager.
Endemol North America has made two major promotions for its top posts.
The Walt Disney Company has tapped ABC News president Ben Sherwood to fill Anne Sweeney's shoes at Disney/ABC Television Group.
Novel Entertainment has brought on Christopher Skala as a consultant to help build on the success of its digital offerings.
VIMN has boosted its original and branded content management team and made two additions to its teams in Madrid and Milan.
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