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.
Tim Juckes has been tapped as the new sales director of U.K. consumer products at Saban Brands.
Jodi Gottlieb has been promoted to senior vice president of CopCorp Licensing and senior vice president of Knockout Licensing.
Genius Brands International has elected entertainment industry veteran Anthony Thomopoulos to its board of directors.
DreamWorks Animation’s AwesomenessTV, has hired former Walt Disney Studios executive T.J. Marchetti as chief marketing officer.
U.K. novelty company Mask-arade has expanded its team with the appointment of Tanya Folliot as international sales manager.
The Copyrights Group has named Demi Patel to the newly created role of head of product development.
Children’s magazine publisher Redan Publishing has welcomed back Jessica McKnight as sales and marketing director.
Endemol North America has made two major promotions for its top posts.
Brand Central has hired a trio of new licensing executives and opened its third office location in North Carolina.
Viacom International Media Networks South has appointed Victor Mourão as general manager of VIMN Portugal.
The Joester Loria Group has announced three new promotions in sales and brand management.
Tommy Bahama has named Eric Karp director of brand marketing, a newly created role.
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.
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