Now in its 16th year, Brand Licensing Europe is focusing on service in the licensing community and beyond.
Gaumont International Television has hired Tim Stephen to the newly created position of senior vice president of business and legal affairs.
Viacom International Media Networks has appointed Pierluigi Gazzolo as president of its Americas division.
Fisher-Price has hired veteran toy executive Vinnie D’Alleva as senior vice president of Fisher-Price Friends.
Zodiak Media has promoted Tim Mutimer, currently head of non-scripted, to the role of chief executive officer of its Zodiak Rights division.
The board of directors of Uncle Milton has named seasoned toy and gift executive William S. Guarisco as the toy company’s new chief executive officer.
Iconix Brand Group and it board of directors has appointed Sue Gove as an independent director of the company.
Anki, the creator of the battle-car racing game “Anki Drive,” has appointed former Activision and EA executives to key roles.
Haim Saban, founder of Saban Brands, writer and director Chris Columbus, and Jeremy Zag have joined forces to launch Zag Animation Studios.
Cris Abrego and Charlie Corwin will serve as co-chairmen and co-chief executive officers in North America of the new Endemol, Shine Group and Core Media joint venture.
Toy industry veteran and former president of the U.S. division of Toys 'R' Us, Neil Friedman, has been named president and chief executive officer of Alex Brands.
Carlos Alberini has resigned from his position as co-CEO of Restoration Hardware Holdings in order to lead Lucky Brand.
Loudmouth Golf has hired apparel and retail executive Dennis Green as its new executive vice president and general manager of sales and marketing.
The Boy Scouts of America has appointed Iris Houston to its supply group retail business development department as a licensing specialist.
U.K. novelty company Mask-arade has expanded its team with the appointment of Tanya Folliot as international sales manager.
Turner Broadcasting has appointed former BBC Worldwide EVP Ian McDonough as senior vice president and managing director, Northern Europe.
Turner Broadcasting has appointed Humphrey Black to the newly created role of vice president of media distribution, EMEA.
Licensing industry veteran and former HIT Entertainment director Stacey Reiner has formed her own full-service licensing and branding agency.
American Greetings Properties has promoted three of its licensing executives and welcomed a new hire.
Rick Van Brimmer of Ohio State University has been elected to succeed Sesame Workshop’s Maura Regan as chairman of the board of LIMA.
Target Corporation has named retail veteran Brian Cornell as the its new chief executive officer replacing longtime CEO Gregg Steinhafel, who departed May 5.
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