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.
Entertainment One has appointed Eric Shiu as vice president of marketing and communications, Entertainment One Television.
Andrew Smith has been promoted to senior vice president, deputy publisher, executive director of new business development.
Publicists Céline Xerri-Brook and Lisa Hryniewicz are teaming up to launch a corporate PR service for entertainment companies.
Following BBC Worldwide’s restructure earlier this year, David Weiland, executive vice president for Western Europe, has unveiled his team.
Independent entertainment company Silvergate Media has launched its own TV distribution arm.
Zodiak Media's current group CEO, David Frank, will step down in mid-October and will be succeeded by Marc-Antoine d’Halluin.
Licensed apparel specialist Poetic Gem has strengthened its sales operation with the addition of a new account manager, Kaleigh Durney.
Zodiak Americas has re-branded its Zodiak USA division as Zodiak Los Angeles and appointed Tony Yates as CEO.
Zodiak Kids has appointed Henrietta Garnett as senior licensing manager.
Big Tent has promoted Sondra Seecharan to manager of creative and product development and added Justina Tang in the role of marketing associate.
Former Scholastic and Marvel executive Christopher Ursin has launched a new branding consultancy, Trident Branding Group.
MIPCOM has named chief executive officer of DreamWorks Animation, Jeffrey Katzenberg, as its 2013 Personality of the Year.
Viacom International Media Networks has promoted Jill Offerman to lead Comedy Central brands internationally.
Walmart Stores’ board of directors has elected company veteran Doug McMillonas president and chief executive officer.
Mind Candy has appointed Penny Handscomb as its new chief people officer to lead the company’s human resources department.
DRi Licensing has appointed Charlotte Wallace as brand manager to focus on retail development, brand management and sales.
Viacom International Media Networks has appointed Vincent Sourdeau as vice president of kids and family brands in South Europe, the Middle East and Africa.
Viacom International Media Networks has promoted Lisa Silverman Meyers to SVP of operations and business planning for NVCP.
BBC Worldwide has appointed Clare Piggott as head of merchandising for its U.K. business.
Pamela Kaufman has been promoted to the expanded role of CMO and president of consumer products at Nickelodeon.
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