In June 2013, global brand extension agency Beanstalk launched Tinderbox, its digital division to help brand licensing extend into new media.
Toy and consumer electronics company Jazwares has hired Dan Sugrue as its new U.K. sales director.
Smiley has made two new executive appointments–David Fox as head of design and Salvatore Zingrillo as global brand director of fashion.
Genius Brands International announced that Lloyd Mintz has been appointed to the role of vice president of consumer products.
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.
Brand extension firm LMCA has named Alan Kravetz as its new president and chief operating officer.
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.
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