Brand Licensing Europe is kicking off its 15th event with a new show layout and more focused brand presentation for attendees.
Ragdoll Worldwide has appointed Hina Sanghrajka to the newly created position of brand manager.
Carte Blanche Group has appointed Samantha Kelly as head of licensing in the U.K.
Jeremy Padawer is joining Michael Rinzler as partner and co-president of Wicked Cool Toys.
Iconix Brand Group has appointed Carolann Dunn to the newly created role of executive director of hard goods for Peanuts Worldwide and Iconix Entertainment.
DHX Media has appointed Peter Byrne as chief executive officer of its licensing company, Copyright Promotions Licensing Group.
FremantleMedia has announced the appointment of Keith Hindle as chief executive officer of its newly created digital and branded entertainment division.
Cherokee's current chief financial officer Mark DiSiena has resigned and Jason Boling has been elected by the board of directors to fill his role.
Current J.C. Penney cheif executive officer Ron Johnson has been replaced by Myron E. Ullman, who previously served as CEO of the company from 2004 to 2011.
4Licensing has launched a new subsidiary, 4LC Sports & Entertainment, which will specialize in the sports and entertainment industries.
DRi Licensing has appointed Charlotte Wallace as brand manager to focus on retail development, brand management and sales.
Long-time Disney executive Jennifer Levine has joined Sprout as the network’s new vice president of communications.
Universal Partnerships & Licensing has extended the contract for its president Stephanie Sperber through June 2016.
IMG Worldwide has acquired the brand protection and management service provider J. Patton Sports Marketing.
Endemol North America has hired two new franchise managers to expand its brands in the region.
The National Hockey League has made several promotions for key team members.
Saban Brands has announced the promotion of Frederic Soulie to senior vice president, global distribution.
Toys ‘R’ Us has appointed Wolfgang Link as president of Toys ‘R’ Us Europe and Jacobo Caller as managing director of Toys ‘R’ Us Iberia.
Rubicon Group Holding has appointed gaming industry veteran Jeff Nuzzi as its new director of digital media.
The International Licensing Industry Merchandisers’ Association U.K. has appointed Ryan Beaird as its new membership services manager.
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