Macy’s Corporate Marketing created the Macy’s Parade & Entertainment Group and promoted key executives to lead the national events team. The new group will secure entertainment industry related partnerships that will enhance Macy’s national and local special events, as well as continue to produce Macy’s national events such as Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. Robin Hall has been named senior vice president, Macy’s Parade & Entertainment Group, while Amy Kule has been promoted to group vice president of Macy’s Parade & Entertainment Group.
Twentieth Century Fox announced the promotion of two executives in its Licensing & Merchandising division. Lora Cohn and Virginia King have been promoted to vice presidents of U.S. Licensing. 20th Century Fox Licensing & Merchandising also promoted Carl Lumbard to the newly created position of senior vice president and managing director, Fox L&M Europe.
Bandai America promoted Sean Hynes to vice president of sales.
The Ohio Art Company promoted Martin L. Killgallon III and Jeffrey L. Morris to the position of senior vice president.
King Features Syndicate named John Soppe managing director of King Digital.
Nancy Apolo has been promoted to sales executive, Latin America-International & Consultant at Sandra Carter Global.
Leslie Levine will use her extensive experience in the licensing world as the backbone for Licensing! Works, a company she established after closing Classic Media’s Los Angeles office last month.
Target Entertainment has appointed Richard Oren to the newly created role of vice president licensing USA, Canada and Latin America. Oren will report to Helen Howells, director of international licensing and will be based at Target Entertainment’s East Coast office.