Denise Penn has joined Octane5 International to further develop the firm's growing portfolio of European clients.
Penn is a popular licensing industry veteran with over 25 years experience gained through roles as retail buyer, licensee, licensor and business process specialist.
She was also recently included as one of the Top 100 Women in UK Licensing.
Penn joins Octane5 International LLC as business development director EMEA.
From the newly opened office in the UK, Denise will work to continue Octane5’s recent success providing brand compliance solutions to many of the top companies in America and Europe.
“I am very excited to join Octane5 and to work with the team to build upon their leadership position in technology and services," said Penn.
"I look forward to bringing Octane5’s cutting edge applications to the wider attention of the licensing community within the EMEA region.”
Mike Dunn, co-founder and chief brand officer, added: “Denise brings a wealth of licensing experience and industry knowledge to Octane5 and her appointment is a sign of our commitment to being a global leader in the industry.
"This is an exciting expansion for Octane5 as demand increases on a global level for our BrandComply Licensing Enterprise Software and THREADS Brand Protection Program. Denise is a great fit with our team as we continue to strive for innovation combined with high service levels. Denise will play a key role in providing and implementing high quality solutions for our EMEA clients and we are delighted to welcome her onboard.”