DreamWorks Animation SKG appointed Kerry Phelan head of worldwide licensing. Sharper Image Corporation promoted John Yotnakparian to senior vice president, retail stores. K’NEX Industries promoted Robert Haines to senior vice president of finance and chief financial officer and named Joseph Smith senior vice president of product development. Al Karo joined Shelcore as vice president, North American sales. HIT Entertainment named Andi Copley managing director/executive producer of its animation studio, HOT Animation. Exodus Film Group named Max Howard president.