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Sutikki welcomes Simon Philips to board and announces Hannah Mungo as CEO

Sutikki, the children’s entertainment company and production team behind the popular UK show, Moon & Me, has officially announced the appointment of Hannah Mungo as its CEO and Simon Philips as its newest board member. Both specialists in the licensing and children’s entertainment industries, the pair join Sutikki with a …

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Jazwares promotes Jonny Taylor to SVP Europe and names Holly Oldham its new MD for UK and Nordics

Jazwares its advances its plans for European expansion with the promotion of Jonny Taylor to the role of senior vice president, Europe, and the appointment of Holly Oldham to the position of managing director for the UK and Nordics. The latest development is part of Jazwares’ ongoing plans for European …

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Golden Bear appoints Tracy Griffiths as head of brands and licensing amid brace of new recruits

The Telford-based toy maker, Golden Bear has bolstered its brand and licensing division with the appointment of Tracy Griffiths who takes on the role of division head. In her new position, Griffiths will lead a team of four as the British company continues on its growth strategy in the licensing …

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Molang team Millimages appoints former Walt Disney exec as new senior sales manager and producer

The French animation studio, Millimages, the producer behind hit animated series such as Molang, Louie, Mouk, and Pirata and Capitano, has reinforced its commercial team with a new senior sales manager and producer in the form of Sépideh Shirazi-Moayed. In her new position, the former Disney acquisitions manager will help …

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Lisle Licensing welcomes Becky Sherwood to the role of commercial and retail manager

Lisle Licensing has welcomed the FMCG and fashion and accessories expert, Becky Sherwood to the firm’s newly created role of commercial and retail manager. Sherwood took up the position with the company in August this year. With over ten years’ experience across multiple sectors, ranging from FMCG to fashion and …

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Banijay launches its licensing and merchandising division Banijay Brands

Banijay today announces the launch of Banijay Brands, a division dedicated to all areas of commercial activity, including brand licensing, merchandising, gaming, gambling, and music. The division will be led by the newly appointed chief commercial officer, Owain Walbyoff. The new operation will represent an extensive and diverse portfolio covering …

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Licensing International names Graham Saltmarsh new MD of UK division

Industry veteran, Graham Saltmarsh has been named the new managing director for Licensing International’s UK division, marking ‘the beginning of a bold new chapter’ for the trade organisation and its operations in the region. In this role, Saltmarsh will be responsible for advancing the business of licensing across all sectors …

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Industry trio forge new art, culture, and science focused business ARTiSTORY

Licensing industry specialists Dave Collins, Tamara Dixon, and Natasha Dyson have united their expertise and combined experience to launch the new licensing business venture ARTiSTORY, a new unit focused on developing content in the art, culture, and science sectors. ARTiSTORY will aim to translate objects or artistic, cultural and scientific …

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Studio 100 names Joachim Knödler its new head of licensing as company veteran Gerd Russwurm announces retirement

Studio 100 has named the former WildBrain CPLG Central Europe managing director, Joachim Knödler its new head of licensing, taking over the role from Gerd Russwurm who is retiring at the end of the year after more than 24 years with the company. In his new role, Knödler will be …

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Banijay appoints new chief commercial officer to oversee its major licensing push

Banijay has appointed a new chief commercial officer in the form of Owain Walbyoff to be based in the firm’s London unit in a newly devised role that will span licensing, merchandising, gaming, gambling, and music. Walbyoff will take up the position as of September 1st this year. Walbyoff has …

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