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.
Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia has appointed Janet Stein as senior vice president of merchandising.
Consumer licensing veteran P.J. Pierce has joined APA as an agent in the branded lifestyle division.
Copyright Promotions Licensing Group has overhauled its corporate image with a full rebrand.
CPLG has appointed Pau Pascual to the newly created position of general manager, Iberia.
Denise Durham Williams has joined the children’s charity Kids In Distressed Situations as president and CEO.
Brand extension firm LMCA has named Alan Kravetz as its new president and chief operating officer.
Publicists Céline Xerri-Brook and Lisa Hryniewicz are teaming up to launch a corporate PR service for entertainment companies.
Sander Schwartz, president of FremantleMedia’s Kids and Family Entertainment division, will be leaving the company by the end of this month.
DHX Media has hired brand and marketing executive Tor Bushell in the role of brand director as it ramps up its licensing activity.
Toys ‘R’ Us has appointed Andre Javes as managing director of Southeast Asia and Greater China.
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