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.
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.
Big Tent Entertainment has hired Tami Thosath as manager of business development.
WWE has promoted Lisa Fox Lee to the newly created role of executive vice president of content.
Cheryl Stoebenau, president of CAS Marketing will be this year's inductee into the International Licensing Industry Merchandisers' Association Licensing Hall of Fame.
FremantleMedia North America has promoted David Luner to president of brand partnerships and franchise management.
DreamWorks Animation’s AwesomenessTV, has hired former Walt Disney Studios executive T.J. Marchetti as chief marketing officer.
The Topps Company has appointed John Mueller as chief financial officer.
Snap Creative has brought on Brant Bridges to serve as senior vice president of business development.
Authentic Brands Group has added Zach Davis as its new vice president of celebrity, media and entertainment.
Former Uglydoll chief brand officer Alita Friedman has launched her own consulting house, Alita’s Brand Bar.
Studio 100 International has appointed Sunny Lee as licensing manager in the Asian Pacific region.
Alleghany Capital Corporation has acquired Jazwares, a privately owned toy and consumer electronics company based in Sunrise, Fla.
Toys 'R' Us has appointed a number of new executives to key leadership roles, as the company continues to position its business for long-term profitable growth.
Hasbro has promoted John Frascotti to the newly created position of president, Hasbro Brands.
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