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.
Genius Brands International has appointed Jason Brumbaugh to the newly created position of vice president of digital.
Imports Dragon has hired Felipe Rojas to join its Montreal team as design manager.
Animation company Toonz Entertainment is setting up a dedicated subsidiary office in Auckland, New Zealand.
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.
Licensee TVMania U.K. has made four new appointments.
Jodi Gottlieb has been promoted to senior vice president of CopCorp Licensing and senior vice president of Knockout Licensing.
Viacom has appointed Maria Iregui as brand manager and senior vice president of programming and production for MTV Latin America.
Amy Reinhard has been named president of worldwide television and home media acquisitions for Paramount Home Media Distribution.
Toys ‘R’ Us has appointed Campbell Lennox as managing director of Toys ‘R’ Us, Australia.
The story behind brand licensing stars Debra Joester and Joanne Loria of The Joester Loria Group, who are honored this month with LIMA’s Hall of Fame distinction.
Saban Brands has appointed Kendall Doty as the company’s new vice president of digital.
FremantleMedia Kids & Family Entertainment announced the appointment of three new senior roles under executive vice president and general manager of FMKFE Rick Glankler.
Vince Klaseus will join Universal Pictures as president of the newly created brand development division.
Viz Media Europe has appointed three new directors.
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