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Target has promoted Rick Gomez to the position of executive vice president and chief marketing officer.
Fox Television Group and Twentieth Century Fox Film have appointed former DreamWorks Animation executive Jim Fielding to head its consumer products and innovation division.
Grant Gie has joined Sambro as commercial director in order to further drive the company’s continued growth and development.
For the first time in 25 years, the International Licensing Industry Merchandisers’ Association has selected three industry executives to join the Licensing Hall of Fame this year.
Thomas Tull has stepped down from his position as CEO of Legendary Entertainment and will assume the role of founding chairman, effective immediately.
NBCUniveral has named Deirdre Brennan as general manager of Sprout, the company’s 24-hour preschool network.
Mattel has appointed Margaret Georgiadis as the company’s chief executive officer, effective Feb. 8.
Sandra Arcan and Su-Yina Farmer, gaming enthusiasts with more than 30 years of multi-disciplinary experience, have founded a new London-based boutique licensing agent, called Bits and Pixels.
Viacom International Media Networks has promoted James Currell to executive vice president and managing director of VIMN U.K., Northern and Eastern Europe.
Former MEGA Brands executive Carine Sroujian is joining ChizComm as the company's new director of marketing and communications.
Saban Brands has reunited the Paul Frank Industries brand, which it owns, with its founder and creator, hiring Paul Frank himself to serve as director of creative development.
Antonella Ceraso has joined Planeta Junior as country manager for Spain and Portugal.
The Copyrights Group has promoted Demi Patel to the newly created role of director of creative services while Lisa Carroll has moved into a permanent role as head of product development.
Euro Disney has appointed Catherine Powell to the position of president of Euro Disney, the management company of both Euro Disney, the holding company, and Euro Disney Associés, the operator of Disneyland Paris.
Jeffrey Godsick has stepped down from his role as president of Fox Consumer Products to join Sony Pictures Motion Picture Group as executive vice president of worldwide partnerships.
Following the departure of former chief executive officer Scott Flanders, Playboy Enterprises has appointed Ben Kohn to the position of interim chief executive officer.
Hard Rock International has appointed Duana Klein to the role of vice president of licensing.
LMCA Asia has hired Andy Wang as the company’s new director of brand development.
Entertainment One has appointed Katie Rollings to serve as head of U.K. licensing for eOne Family and eOne Licensing.
Bourbon brand Wild Turkey has tapped actor Matthew McConaughey to serve as the brand’s creative director.
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