Janet Woodward teams with Jane Evans

Samantha Loveday

By Samantha Loveday

September 1st 2010 at 5:15PM
Janet Woodward teams with Jane Evans

JELC welcomes new director; expansion in key areas targeted.

Former Coolabi exec, Janet Woodward is to bring her 20 years of industry experience to Jane Evans Licensing Consultancy, coming on board as director.

Taking effect from the end of September, in her new role Woodward will work with JELC MD, Jane Evans, on a range of expansion plans for the business. These will include moves aross a number of brands and categories, developing the portfolio, further increasing revenue and bringing in new deals.

JELC's property list already includes Plain Lazy, Bad Cat, Sony ATV, NICI and Ruby Gloom, while it has recently taken on the likes of Ultimate Fighting Championship, Grumpy Old Gits, The Bamforth Collection, Smiling Bear and Vincent.

"Janet will bring to JELC strong creative ability, a highly focused understanding of strategic property development and, most importantly, proven success across a wide range of properties and markets," said Evans. "We are delighted that she has brought her talents to JELC at such an exciting time for the company."

Woodward added: "This is a marvellous opportunity to work with some of the best people in the business, in an outstanding agency with a powerful portfolio and strong relationships across the UK and Europe."