Marvel Entertainment Inc. appointed Alan Fine to the new position of executive vice president and chief marketing officer/Marvel Characters, a subsidiary of Marvel. Fine will also retain his current title as CEO of Marvel’s publishing and toy divisions.
TOMY Corp. promoted Kaz Sugiyama to president, Laura Yoshioka to director, consumer software division, and appointed Ron Kushner to national sales manager.
Atlantyca Entertainment appointed Claudia Mazzucco CEO and Caterina Vacchi as senior manager and executive producer.
Steven Jacober stepped down as president of SHOPA (the School, Home, and Office Products Association), effective June 1, 2007. Jacober is leaving in order to accept a position as executive director of the Washington Hebrew Congregation, a synagogue based in Washington, D.C. Albert Arends was appointed as interim president to oversee the association’s operations.