Bulldog Licensing has appointed a former HarperCollins and Egmont exec as its new licensing coordinator.
Sophie Yates, a graduate of the University of Kent, Yates boast extensive experience in the publishing field, having also held tenure at Hachette and Penguin as a marketing assistant.
During her time at Egmont, Yates worked with major brands such as Mr. Men, Thomas the Tank Engine and Star Wars.
“I am very excited to be working with the team at Bulldog,” said Yates. “I learnt a lot about the licensing sector during my time at Egmont and this new position allows me to use my experience to help grow all the great brands in our portfolio.”
Bulldog MD, Rob Corney, added: “Sophie was the stand-out candidate for this role, she understands the unique demands of the licensing industry and her publishing expertise will be hugely beneficial to us.”