With MAGIC Market Week in full swing, it’s only fitting that License! Global looks at the trends that will shape the licensed apparel business in 2014.
Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products has opened its first dedicated office in Asia and appointed Pinky David as vice president, Asia Pacific.
Copyright Promotions Licensing Group, a DHX Media company, has appointed Stephen Gould as its new U.K. managing director.
VIMN South has appointed Andrea Castellari senior vice president and general manager of Viacom International Media Networks Italy, Middle East and Turkey.
Sesame Workshop has appointed Stephen B. Sobhani to the newly created position of vice president, international.
Nigel Pickard is stepping down from his role as chief executive officer of Zodiak U.K. Kids and chair of The Foundation.
Brand Licensing Europe’s annual License This! challenge for new creative concepts is now open for entries.
Global brand management company Genius Brands International has named Matthew Kornberg as its new controller.
U.K. children’s research and consulting firm The Pineapple Lounge is planning to open a U.S. division and has Cheryl Gotthelf to lead it.
Viacom has appointed Maria Iregui as brand manager and senior vice president of programming and production for MTV Latin America.
Former Disney Store and Claire’s executive James D. Fielding has joined AwesomenessTV as global head of consumer products and retail.
Kathy Ireland has announced a new collaboration with Royal Footwear & Accessories.
VIMN has promoted Kerry Taylor to lead the MTV brand internationally and oversee non-music-related programming.
JCPenney has officially announced its appointment of Debra Berman as SVP of marketing.
David Goldberg, chairman and CEO of Endemol North America, will step down at the end of December.
Independent entertainment company Silvergate Media has launched its own TV distribution arm.
Bioworld has appointed Frank Bottaro as the vice president of the sleepwear and underwear division.
Saban Brands has appointed Michael Bayer as its new senior vice president of business and legal affairs.
Licensing industry veteran Cory Baker has opened the new brand management and development agency Julian Wolf.
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.
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