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.
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.
Allison Lort has joined licensing agency Brandgenuity as director of business development.
NBCUniversal has named Nidia Caceros Kilde as vice president of communications.
Rubicon Group Holding has appointed gaming industry veteran Jeff Nuzzi as its new director of digital media.
Turner International has appointed Edward Barnieh as programming and acquisitions manager in Asia Pacific.
Echo Bridge Home Entertainment has promoted Nathan Hart to the role of president.
Paramount Pictures has appointed marketing veteran Sabrina Ironside as senior vice president of brand management.
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.
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