Now in its 16th year, Brand Licensing Europe is focusing on service in the licensing community and beyond.
Brand Loyalty has appointed Marie-Laure Marchand to the newly created position of licensing director.
Gaumont International Television has hired Tim Stephen to the newly created position of senior vice president of business and legal affairs.
Viacom International Media Networks has appointed Pierluigi Gazzolo as president of its Americas division.
Fisher-Price has hired veteran toy executive Vinnie D’Alleva as senior vice president of Fisher-Price Friends.
Zodiak Media has promoted Tim Mutimer, currently head of non-scripted, to the role of chief executive officer of its Zodiak Rights division.
The board of directors of Uncle Milton has named seasoned toy and gift executive William S. Guarisco as the toy company’s new chief executive officer.
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.
Eyewear licensee the Safilo Group has appointed Henri Blomqvist to the newly established role of global commercial director.
Bulldog Licensing has appointed former genetics scientist Sole Puerto as creative services executive as its looks to expand its portfolio in the U.K.
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.
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