Brand Licensing Europe is kicking off its 15th event with a new show layout and more focused brand presentation for attendees.
CreaCon Group, creators of the “City of Friends” preschool series, has appointed media executive Harold Sletten as CEO.
Former Scholastic and Marvel executive Christopher Ursin has launched a new branding consultancy, Trident Branding Group.
Endemol U.K. has made two senior management promotions.
Perry Ellis has appointed Stanley Silverstein as president of international development and global licensing.
Brand extension firm LMCA has named Alan Kravetz as its new president and chief operating officer.
Things Remembered has appointed Catalina Maddox-Wagers as senior vice president, chief merchandising and marketing officer.
David Goldberg, chairman and CEO of Endemol North America, will step down at the end of December.
Warner Music Group has promoted Sara Nemerov to SVP and head of global consumer products and brand licensing.
Concept One has appointed Effy Zinkin, currently serving as president of Marc Ecko Enterprises, as its new president.
Passport Brands, the U.S. licensee of the French designer brand Marithe + Francois Girbaud, has appointed Robert Arnot as president.
VIMN has announced two new promotions in its Nickelodeon and Viacom Consumer Products division–Ron Johnson as executive vice president, NVCP, and Mark Kingston as general manager and senior vice president, NVCP EMEA & Australia.
The Joester Loria Group has announced three new promotions in sales and brand management.
The Wish Factory has appointed Joel Naftelberg as the director of marketing.
FremantleMedia has appointed Magnus Karlsson-Lamm as managing director of the company’s Swedish production arm.
Endemol U.K. has appointed David Flynn as chief creative officer.
Leigh Anne Brodsky returns to the licensing business in a new position helming Peanuts Worldwide for Iconix Entertainment.
Denise Durham Williams has joined the children’s charity Kids In Distressed Situations as president and CEO.
Publicists Céline Xerri-Brook and Lisa Hryniewicz are teaming up to launch a corporate PR service for entertainment companies.
Sander Schwartz, president of FremantleMedia’s Kids and Family Entertainment division, will be leaving the company by the end of this month.
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