Brand Licensing Europe marked its 15th year with a bang, debuting a new show floor layout and hosting more visitors at London’s Olympia than ever before.
Egmont is bringing its international children's publishing activities together under a new management structure.
DHX Media has hired brand and marketing executive Tor Bushell in the role of brand director as it ramps up its licensing activity.
Saban Brands has appointed Michael Bayer as its new senior vice president of business and legal affairs.
A group of former Rovio employees have launched the new brand licensing agency, 5th Wave Brands.
Iconix Brand Group has appointed Natasha Fishman as VP of global brand management and marketing for Peanuts Worldwide.
Vincent Chalvon-Demersay is stepping down as chief executive officer of Marathon Media, citing personal reasons.
Endemol North America has appointed Will Keenan as president of its new digital video venture Endemol Beyond USA.
Branding executive Nicole Burt has joined the talent and media firm APA.
The Gordon Brothers Group, a global advisory and investment firm, has appointed two new co-presidents of its retail division.
Tele Images, a Zodiak Media company, has appointed Gladys Morchoisne as senior vice president of animation.
Walmart has promoted David Cheesewright to president and chief executive officer of Walmart International.
Ian Hyder, joint managing director of The Licensing Awards, has announced plans to run the London Marathon April 21 to raise funds for the licensing industry charity The Light Fund.
Carte Blanche Group has appointed Samantha Kelly as head of licensing in the U.K.
Coolabi has appointed Naomi Dare to the new role of head of digital.
Saban Brands has appointed Janet Scardino as chief operating officer.
Sanrio has made two new executive appointments: Tori Cook as VP of retail and business development and Bobby Saygan as art director for hardlines.
Redan Publishing has reorganized, appointing Jenny O’Connor and Julie Jones as joint managing directors.
Passport Brands, the U.S. licensee of the French designer brand Marithe + Francois Girbaud, has appointed Robert Arnot as president.
Zodiak Americas has re-branded its Zodiak USA division as Zodiak Los Angeles and appointed Tony Yates as CEO.
Saban Brands is expanding its operations into Europe with a new executive appointment and the opening of its first international office.
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