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.
Iconix Brand Group has appointed Natasha Fishman as VP of global brand management and marketing for Peanuts Worldwide.
Viacom International Media Networks has named Magnus Kastner as executive vice president and managing director in Northern Europe.
Build-A-Bear Workshop has appointed Gina Collins as chief marketing officer and brand bear.
FremantleMedia North America has promoted David Luner to president of brand partnerships and franchise management.
DreamWorks Animation’s AwesomenessTV, has hired former Walt Disney Studios executive T.J. Marchetti as chief marketing officer.
The Topps Company has appointed John Mueller as chief financial officer.
Snap Creative has brought on Brant Bridges to serve as senior vice president of business development.
Authentic Brands Group has added Zach Davis as its new vice president of celebrity, media and entertainment.
Former Uglydoll chief brand officer Alita Friedman has launched her own consulting house, Alita’s Brand Bar.
Studio 100 International has appointed Sunny Lee as licensing manager in the Asian Pacific region.
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