Preparations are well underway for the 35th edition of Licensing Expo, with a host of new brands already set to exhibit and a new Sports section planned for the show floor.
Brand Central has promoted two of its key team members–Jodi Bogdanoff to vice president of licensing and Nancy Sanieoff to senior licensing manager.
Lonely Planet has launched a new consumer products division that will be led by current business development manager Drew Rowley.
Discovery Communications has named Robert Marick vice president of North American licensing and global location-based entertainment for Discovery Consumer Products.
Footwear and apparel veteran David Thomson has joined Crocs as senior vice president and general manager of Asia, Africa and the Middle East.
Bob Chapek, president of Disney Consumer Products, has been named as chairman of Walt Disney Parks and Resorts, effective immediately.
Kenneth Cole Productions has appointed Marc Schneider as chief executive officer. Kenneth Cole will continue as executive chairman and chief creative officer.
Legendary Television has appointed veteran TV agent Lauren Heller Whitney as president of scripted television.
Following Richard Broadbent’s decision to step down as chairman of Tesco, retail veteran John Allan has been appointed to the role, effective March 1.
Jillianne Reinseth has been appointed as vice president of creative affairs at Entertainment One Family.
Tomy International has promoted Kerry Cunnion to senior vice president of sales, in addition to his current role leading the company's North American sales force.
Life Like Touring, which develops children’s live entertainment, has appointed Antonio Huab as vice president, Asia-Pacific and the Middle East.
Roth was a mentor to many, loved by most, generous to a fault and committed to family, friends and to a moral and ethical business methodology in the licensing and merchandising field.
Lifestyle brand Extreme has appointed Ryan Maxwell to the position of marketing manager.
Copyright Promotions Licensing Group has appointed Brian Mann as vice president of consumer products for the newly opened CPLG North America office.
Licensing agency The Joester Loria Group has announced a series of promotions and new hires.
Licensing consulting company TSG Brands has named Kimberly Awad as vice president of licensing acquisitions.
Zodiak Kids has promoted BenoÎt Runel to the newly created role of managing director of Zodiak Kids France.
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.
Studio 100 International has promoted Christophe Drevet from consumer products director France to international consumer products director.
Copyright Promotions Licensing Group, a DHX Media company, has appointed Elliot Lederman as vice president of retail development for its North American division
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