Licensing team grows with arrival of Emily French Ullah and Gaby Dior.
Zodiak Rights has expanded its licensing team, bringing in two former execs from 4Kids Entertainment and Dreamworks.
Emily French Ullah takes up the role of UK licensing manager, reporting into Jane Kennedy, senior licensing manager. She joins Zodiak from 4Kids where she was responsible for sales across brands including Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and Yu-Gi-Oh. Prior to that, she enjoyed a stint at Jetix Consumer Products.
At Zodiak, French Ullah will be focusing on categories including apparel and accessories, homewares, textiles, furnishings and health and beauty.
Meanwhile, Gaby Dior arrives as international licensing manager, reporting in to head of international licensing, Angeles Blanco.
Dior was previously European brand manager at CPLG, working with Dreamworks Animation. She was responsible for account managing the studio's licensing and promotional programmes across Europe for franchises including Shrek, Kung Fu Panda and Madagascar.
In her new role, Dior will focus on the Nordics, Benelux, Eastern Europe and Asia territories.