An in-depth look at how this toy-driven company continues to evolve into an entertainment, content and licensing powerhouse worldwide.
Following Terry J. Lundgren’s departure, Macy’s has named Jeff Gennette as its new chief executive officer.
David Zolot has joined Neuberger Berman Private Equity as a principal for Marquee Brands.
German brand management and media company m4e has expanded its licensing and merchandising team with the appointment of Judith Böhnke and Linda Kozakova.
Sony Pictures Motion Picture Group has named Stephanie Cohen as the company’s new senior vice president of national promotions.
Jazwares has appointed Karen Kilpatrick to the role of vice president, marketing, for JazWings, an online platform that provides creators and inventors the opportunity to launch new brands.
The International Licensing Industry Merchandisers’ Association has appointed Peter Hollo to the role of managing director of LIMA Germany.
Nickelodeon has appointed Dan Frugtniet to the role of vice president of licensing and consumer products business development for Nickelodeon International.
Paul Richards, former creative director, global brands, Mattel, has stepped down from his position to join Blue Kangaroo, a brand creative agency in the U.K., as the company’s director of creative strategy.
National Geographic Partners has appointed several key executives in North and Latin America, Asia, Europe and the Middle East, bolstering its global operations.
Nickelodeon's president of content development and production, Russell Hicks, is stepping down after 18 years with the company, multiple sources report.
Rocket Licensing has named Tessa Bailey as its new licensing coordinator.
Rovio Entertainment has hired former DreamWorks Animation executive Tuomo Korpinen as president of both Rovio Animation Company and Blue Bird Distribution Company.
French television network TF1 Entreprises has hired Marina Narishkin as director of TF1 Licences.
Imperial Toy, manufacturer of licensed and non-licensed bubbles, seasonal products and novelty toys, has appointed Tim Nolan to president.
Licensing veteran Ivan Marco and business partner Conchita Romero have launched a new licensing agency in Spain–Marcrom Licensing.
Beanstalk's new chief executive officer Allison Ames discusses what differentiates the leading brand licensing agency and what is on the horizon.
DraftKings has appointed veteran marketing executive Janet Holian as global chief marketing officer.
Lisa Jacobson, former UTA partner and head of its licensing, branding and endorsement department, has left the agency to create a new boutique entertainment marketing firm.
360 Audit has appointed Philia Riaz as its global head of audit.
Precious Moments has appointed Mary Theis as licensing managing for the company.
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