Now in its 16th year, Brand Licensing Europe is focusing on service in the licensing community and beyond.
Iconix Brand Group and it board of directors has appointed Sue Gove as an independent director of the company.
Anki, the creator of the battle-car racing game “Anki Drive,” has appointed former Activision and EA executives to key roles.
Haim Saban, founder of Saban Brands, writer and director Chris Columbus, and Jeremy Zag have joined forces to launch Zag Animation Studios.
Cris Abrego and Charlie Corwin will serve as co-chairmen and co-chief executive officers in North America of the new Endemol, Shine Group and Core Media joint venture.
Toy industry veteran and former president of the U.S. division of Toys 'R' Us, Neil Friedman, has been named president and chief executive officer of Alex Brands.
Genius Brands International has appointed senior financial and accounting executive Rebecca Hershinger as chief financial officer and promoted controller Matthew Kornberg to VP of finance.
Tim Hincks will serve as president of the new joint venture between Endemol, Shine Group and Core Media to create a global multi-platform content provider.
FremantleMedia has appointed Samantha Glynne as vice president of branded entertainment in its Digital & Branded Entertainment Division.
The International Licensing Industry Merchandisers' Association is now accepting nominations for the LIMA Licensing Industry Hall of Fame.
Licensing consulting company TSG Brands has named Kimberly Awad as vice president of licensing acquisitions.
Ciarán Coyle has left the licensing agency Beanstalk to lead the licensing for The Electrolux Group as vice president and head of global brand licensing.
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.
Carter Keithley has announced that he will retire as president and chief executive officer of the Toy Industry Association effective April 30, 2015.
Jihee Nam has been named vice president and general manager for Nickelodeon Networks Australia and New Zealand.
Entertainment One Television has expanded its alternative programming division with the appointment of David Shaye.
Pamela El is joining the National Basketball Association in the new position of chief marketing officer beginning Aug. 18.
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