In June 2013, global brand extension agency Beanstalk launched Tinderbox, its digital division to help brand licensing extend into new media.
SEGA Europe has hired Kay Ferneyhough to join its London-based licensing team as retail license manager.
Richard Goldsmith has been given an expanded role at the Jim Henson Company as executive vice president of global distribution and international consumer products.
Licensing agency The Joester Loria Group has announced a series of promotions and new hires.
Vince Klaseus will join Universal Pictures as president of the newly created brand development division.
Saban Brands has appointed Doug Finberg to the newly created role of senior vice president of marketing.
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.
General Electric has agreed to sell its appliances business to Electrolux for $3.3 billion.
Jeffrey D. Dunn has been appointed as the new president and chief executive officer of Sesame Workshop.
Discovery Communications has named Doris Miller as vice president of retail sales and business development for Discovery Consumer Products.
Ex-Sony and Endemol executives Ed Louwerse and Julian Curtis have launched a new independent international distribution company–Lineup Industries.
Publicists Céline Xerri-Brook and Lisa Hryniewicz are teaming up to launch a corporate PR service for entertainment companies.
Sander Schwartz, president of FremantleMedia’s Kids and Family Entertainment division, will be leaving the company by the end of this month.
DHX Media has hired brand and marketing executive Tor Bushell in the role of brand director as it ramps up its licensing activity.
Toys ‘R’ Us has appointed Andre Javes as managing director of Southeast Asia and Greater China.
Beanstalk has promoted 19-year company veteran Allison Ames to president.
Warner Bros. Entertainment has named Ana de Castro as senior vice president and deputy general counsel.
Three licensing executives will be donning their trainers and running the London Marathon on April 13 to support The Light Fund.
Global brand management company Genius Brands International has named Matthew Kornberg as its new controller.
Sesame Workshop has named Lewis Kofsky to the newly created position of vice president, international creative and global interactive strategy.
Rovio Entertainment is building up its Consumer Products Licensing unit with a ew group of seasoned executives.
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