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.
DreamWorks Animation has named retail veteran Paul Kurzawa to the newly created position of head of retail development.
DreamWorks Animation has named Marjorie Cohn as its first-ever head of television as the studio expands its TV efforts.
DreamWorks Animation has tapped Hasbro to create toys and games inspired by two of its upcoming tentpole franchises.
IMG Worldwide has acquired the brand protection and management service provider J. Patton Sports Marketing.
Studio 100 has promoted Evy Van Nederkassel to the role of licensing and sales manager, CEE, Nordics and Israel.
BBC Worldwide U.K., a part of BBC Worldwide, has appointed Stephen Davies to lead its live events business.
Pamela Kaufman has been promoted to the expanded role of CMO and president of consumer products at Nickelodeon.
CPLG U.K. has expanded its team with the appointment of Emily French Ullah as a new category manager.
Corus Entertainment has made changes to its management team to align with its re-organized business units.
David Ellender is stepping down as chief executive officer of FremantleMedia International to “pursue new challenges.”
Andrew Smith has been promoted to senior vice president, deputy publisher, executive director of new business development.
FremantleMedia has appointed Rick Glankler as executive vice president and general manager of its Kids & Family Entertainment division.
DHX Media has hired brand and marketing executive Tor Bushell in the role of brand director as it ramps up its licensing activity.
Paul Dempsey, incoming president of global markets at BBC Worldwide, has announced the senior team that will be joining him in the newly reorganized division.
WWE has appointed Gerrit Meier as executive vice president of international.
Turner International has announced that former Disney executive Giorgio Stock will take over as president of Turner Broadcasting System, EMEA this April.
Saban Brands has appointed Jack Sorensen as president of The Playforge, the company’s mobile social games division.
Entertainment One has acquired Art Impressions, owner of brands such as So So Happy and Skelanimals.
FremantleMedia North America has promoted David Luner to a newly created position in franchise management.
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