The 35 agents in this annual ranking are the leaders of the pack, working behind the scenes to build some of the world’s biggest brands, from Wimbledon to Cherokee to Pepsi.
Retailer Target is bolstering its upper management team with several new key appointments.
Hudson’s Bay Company has appointed former Toys 'R' Us chairman and CEO and retail veteran Gerald Storch as chief executive officer, effective Jan. 6.
In an effort to continue growth, Brand Castle, a licensee for branded baking kits, has named John Brandley as senior vice president, sales.
Scripps Networks Interactive has appointed Phillip Luff to head its U.K., Europe, Middle East and Africa business.
Saban Brands has appointed former Iconix Brand Group executive David Zolot as senior vice president of corporate development for its new lifestyle unit.
VIMN has named Larissa Zagustin as senior vice president and general counsel for its brands and businesses in LatAm, Canada and the U.S. Hispanic market.
Rubie’s Canada has named Robert Bauer as director of sales. Bauer will oversee sales for the company’s independent accounts in Canada.
Sy Berger, known as the "father of the modern-day baseball trading card," died on Sunday at his home in Rockville Centre, N.Y., at the age of 91.
Hasbro has elected the current vice chairman of Lionsgate, Michael Burns, as an independent director to its board of directors.
Off the back of the expansion of its various property product lines, Imports Dragon has added five new members to its Toronto-based sales team.
Former TRU CEO Gerald Storch has been elected as chairman of grocery retailer SuperValu’s board of directors.
The brand experience company Liquid Agency has hired Marie McNeely as its new global director of business development.
NBCUniversal has named Nidia Caceros Kilde as vice president of communications.
Discovery Communications has promoted Doug Baker to the position of COO and CFO for Discovery Networks International.
VIMN South has appointed Andrea Castellari senior vice president and general manager of Viacom International Media Networks Italy, Middle East and Turkey.
The Fung Business Intelligence Centre has appointed Deborah Weinswig as executive director and head of global retail research and intelligence.
Genius Brands International has formed a new global distribution division and appointed former executive Andrew Berman to oversee it.
Toys ‘R’ Us has named Michael J. Short as executive vice president and chief financial officer.
Tommy Bahama Group has appointed Bradley O’Brien to the newly created position of executive vice president, design and product development.
Genius Brands International announced that Lloyd Mintz has been appointed to the role of vice president of consumer products.
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