A new leadership outfit will report to the recently named president of CP, Jim Fielding.

20th Century Fox shakes up its consumer products division

20th Century Fox has shaken up its Consumer Products team line-up, with a new leadership outfit to report to the recently named president of CP, Jim Fielding.

Kirk Bloomgarden has been appointed to the role of SVP, international operations, joining from Saban Brands with the responsibility of overseeing the division’s business outside of the US.

Meanwhile, Ann Buckingham has joined as SVP, global creative and product development, having previously served at Dreamworks as global head of product development.

Heading up the firm’s global licensing and operations, Tim Erickson joins from DreamWorks, where he served as global head of licensing and boasts experience with both Disney and LEGO.

Erin Morris has been named SVP, global retail business development, a role that will see her working closely with all market heads, licensees and agents in their territories. She previously served at DreamWorks, Disney and Sony Pictures.

Completing the new line-up, Eva Steortz joins the division as SVP, global brand business development. Steortz and her team will manage the firm’s content partner relationships while building global brand plans for all key properties.

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