In June 2013, global brand extension agency Beanstalk launched Tinderbox, its digital division to help brand licensing extend into new media.
Discovery Communications and Hasbro will re-brand the jointly owned The Hub Network as Discovery Family Channel.
Amelie Govett has joined the marketing agency Brand and Deliver as licensing and sponsorship director.
Saban Brands has created a new internal global content distribution unit to support its worldwide growth and expanding portfolio.
Lionsgate has named Kerry Phelan, to the newly created position of executive vice president of global franchise management and strategic partnerships.
SEGA Europe has hired Kay Ferneyhough to join its London-based licensing team as retail license manager.
Richard Goldsmith has been given an expanded role at the Jim Henson Company as executive vice president of global distribution and international consumer products.
Licensing agency The Joester Loria Group has announced a series of promotions and new hires.
Vince Klaseus will join Universal Pictures as president of the newly created brand development division.
Saban Brands has appointed Doug Finberg to the newly created role of senior vice president of marketing.
Toys 'R' Us has appointed a number of new executives to key leadership roles, as the company continues to position its business for long-term profitable growth.
Endemol has appointed new senior management in North America.
Toys ‘R’ Us has appointed Wolfgang Link as president of Toys ‘R’ Us Europe and Jacobo Caller as managing director of Toys ‘R’ Us Iberia.
Entertainment industry executive Rich Frank has joined the board of directors for the child development television network BabyFirst.
The new company creation studio BrandProject launched Thursday with $12 million in funding.
Following the departure of Gaumont Animation’s head of production operations, managing director Pierre Belaisch has announced the division’s new leaders
Viacom International Media Networks South has appointed Victor Mourão as general manager of VIMN Portugal.
The executive team at Pretty Ugly, creators of the Uglydoll brand, have announced a series of changes at the company.
Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products has opened its first dedicated office in Asia and appointed Pinky David as vice president, Asia Pacific.
Toy company Tomy International has promoted Willie Wilkov to chief marketing officer, a position that has been vacant since mid-2013.
Zodiak Media has appointed former ITV Studios Global Entertainment executive Jean-Philippe Randisi as CEO of Zodiak Kids.
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