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.
Maya Maraj is joining Scholastic’s children’s publishing division in the role of licensing scout.
Warner Music Group has promoted Sara Nemerov to SVP and head of global consumer products and brand licensing.
Zodiak Media's current group CEO, David Frank, will step down in mid-October and will be succeeded by Marc-Antoine d’Halluin.
Toys R’ Us has named two seasoned executives with deep international and domestic retail expertise to lead its global and domestic business.
A group of former Rovio employees have launched the new brand licensing agency, 5th Wave Brands.
Eyewear licensee the Safilo Group has appointed Henri Blomqvist to the newly established role of global commercial director.
Creata (makers of Happy Meals toys for McDonald’s and manufacturer of Skylanders toys for Activision) has hired Kathryn Klingler as director of licensing and marketing.
Studio 100 has appointed Tim Brooke-Hunt as president of the board of Flying Bark Productions in Australia.
Genius Brands International has elected entertainment industry veteran Anthony Thomopoulos to its board of directors.
Former Disney Store and Claire’s executive James D. Fielding has joined AwesomenessTV as global head of consumer products and retail.
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