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Sequential Brands Group has named Andrew Cooper as its new president.
Richard Lennox, an industry veteran with a record of elevating consumer and retailing brands, has joined Macy’s as its chief marketing officer, effective Sept. 15.
Corus Entertainment has named Athena Georgaklis as its head of development for Nelvana.
BBC Worldwide ANZ has appointed Dustin Lockett to serve as its commercial director.
DHX Brands has announced the appointment of four new team members to its London office.
The Brand Liaison has hired two new licensing executives–Laurie Smith and Katey Gabrielson–to assist with the agency’s continued expansion.
Licensing agency CPLG is restructuring its executives as it continues to pursue multi-territory partners across retail, licensing and operations.
Nickelodeon has promoted Dion Vlachos to the role of executive vice president of retail sales, marketing and publishing.
VF Corp. has appointed Jim Pisani to the position of global brand president of Timberland.
LMCA Asia has hired Andy Wang as the company’s new director of brand development.
Simon Kay, partner at SNK Consulting and chief executive officer of AT New Media, is offering bespoke consultancy services in brand extension, franchising and marketing.
Through a series of strategic executive appointments and local partnerships, Rovio Entertainment is amping up the success of its "Angry Birds" franchise in Asia.
Animation studio One Animation has recruited Rose Ng as vice president of licensing for Asia Pacific.
Barry Ziehl has been named senior vice president of public affairs and strategic initiatives for Warner Bros. Entertainment, a promotion from his current role overseeing worldwide public relations and marketing for Warner Bros. Consumer Products.
Saban Brands has reunited the Paul Frank Industries brand, which it owns, with its founder and creator, hiring Paul Frank himself to serve as director of creative development.
Carla Silva has been appointed as the new vice president/general manager, global head of licensing for King Features.
Licensing agency LMCA has appointed Kirsten Fallon as director of brand licensing.
Endemol Shine North America has combined its franchise management and licensing integration teams to create the newly formed brand and licensing partnership division.
Copyright Promotions Licensing Group has appointed Anna Reyburn to the newly created role of international publishing manager.
Rosalind Nowicki has stepped down as executive vice president of global sales and retail at Twentieth Century Fox to lead Iconix’s entertainment division and Peanuts Worldwide.
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