Brand Licensing Europe is looking to build on the success of last year’s showwith new brands and by adding to its roster of unique show features.
Greg Foran was promoted to president and chief executive officer of Walmart U.S.
Canadian animation studio Rainmaker Entertainment has appointed former Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer executive Steve Hendry to its board of directors.
The Museum of London has appointed Richard Sweet as its new director of enterprise.
Genius Brands International has appointed industry veteran Stone Newman as president of global consumer products.
Christina Miller has been named president and general manager for the Turner Broadcasting System networks Cartoon Network, Adult Swim and Boomerang.
Jeremy Robinson has been appointed as the new country manager at toy company Schleich.
Mind Candy founder Michael Acton Smith is stepping down as chief executive officer of the company to take on a more creative role.
Tommy Bahama Group has appointed Bradley O’Brien to the newly created position of executive vice president, design and product development.
Pamela El is joining the National Basketball Association in the new position of chief marketing officer beginning Aug. 18.
New mobile gaming company Seriously has made four new hires to build out its creative team.
FremantleMedia North America has promoted David Luner to a newly created position in franchise management.
Endemol U.K. has made two senior management promotions.
Entertainment One has appointed Eric Shiu as vice president of marketing and communications, Entertainment One Television.
Viacom International Media Networks has promoted Jill Offerman to lead Comedy Central brands internationally.
Walmart Stores’ board of directors has elected company veteran Doug McMillonas president and chief executive officer.
Hit Entertainment has appointed Kate Schlomann as vice president of global brand management.
Anita Gatto has joined Entertainment One Licensing’s pop culture and lifestyle division in the newly created role of vice president of marketing.
Women in Toys honored its 2014 Wonder Women Tuesday with executives from Mattel, Hasbro and Rovio taking home prizes.
John Gessert, president and CEO of American Plastic Toys has been elected as chairman of the Toy Industry Association’s board of directors.
Nigel Pickard is stepping down from his role as chief executive officer of Zodiak U.K. Kids and chair of The Foundation.
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