Now in its 16th year, Brand Licensing Europe is focusing on service in the licensing community and beyond.
FremantleMedia has appointed Samantha Glynne as vice president of branded entertainment in its Digital & Branded Entertainment Division.
The International Licensing Industry Merchandisers' Association is now accepting nominations for the LIMA Licensing Industry Hall of Fame.
Licensing consulting company TSG Brands has named Kimberly Awad as vice president of licensing acquisitions.
Viz Media Europe has appointed three new directors.
Hasbro has promoted John Frascotti to the newly created position of president, Hasbro Brands.
Two former Mattel and Spin Master execs have joined the team of the newly launched sports and entertainment brand–Day 6 Sports Group.
Toys ‘R’ Us has appointed Dianne Guerreiro as managing director of Toys ‘R’ Us, Australia.
Licensing industry veteran Jim Bell passed away suddenly Oct. 5 at the age of 59.
Toys ‘R’ Us has appointed Michael Melzer as managing director of Toys ‘R’ Us Central Europe.
Turner Broadcasting has promoted Pierre Branco as vice president of Southern Europe and Africa and general manager for France, Portugal and Africa.
Vincent Chalvon-Demersay is stepping down as chief executive officer of Marathon Media, citing personal reasons.
Licensing and business development consultancy The Powell Group has formed a strategic partnership with marketing veteran Mario Kroll.
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.
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