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.
Former Scholastic and Marvel executive Christopher Ursin has launched a new branding consultancy, Trident Branding Group.
MIPCOM has named chief executive officer of DreamWorks Animation, Jeffrey Katzenberg, as its 2013 Personality of the Year.
China Education Television has tapped Bill Teitelbaum to serve as its U.S. representative for educational media projects in China.
Warner Bros. Records has added two new members to its Brand Partnerships & Commercial Licensing team.
Y Entertainment Group has formed AGI Lifestyle Entertainment to exploit opportunities in non-scripted television and branded lifestyle.
Boutique agencies Synergy Licensing and The Brand Liaison have formed a new collaboration.
DHX Media has appointed Paul Keech as its new creative services director.
Warner Bros. Records has promoted Lori Feldman to executive vice president, brand partnerships and creative synch licensing.
Copyright Promotions Licensing Group, a DHX Media company, has appointed Stephen Gould as its new U.K. managing director.
Zodiak Rights has appointed Gary Woolf to the newly created position of head of digital, business development and insight.
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