Kelly Elwood, will head up the Toronto office and report to CEO Katarina Dietrich.
CPLG Canada is the Canadian affiliate of the CPLG group of companies, recently acquired by Cookie Jar Entertainment.
Divisions include entertainment and sports and the firm will manage the consumer products on all Cookie Jar properties including Caillou, The Doodlebops, Richard Scarry’s Busytown Mysteries, Inspector Gadget, Johnny Test, Magi-Nation, Metajets, Mommy & Me and CAKE.
Dietrich commented: “With more than 25 years of experience in the kids’ consumer products and marketing industries including executive positions with Cookie Jar Entertainment, Mattel Canada, Robin Hood MultiFoods and Unilever, Kelly Elwood is the ideal person to oversee our Toronto office.
"Having found great success in Europe, we are excited to expand to Canada and we look forward to adding top children’s properties such as Caillou, The Doodlebops and Richard Scarry to our growing list of licensees.”
CPLG Europe is headquartered in London and currently has 1,800 licenses across all European territories.