Darran Garnham manages five offices across Eastern Europe for Kidz Entertainment/EEMC: Moscow, Kiev, Prague, Budapest and Warsaw.
He began his career in licensing at LCI - now 4Kids Entertainment - at the height of the Pokémon craze.
To read the full interview with Garnham, click here.
Each week, My Life in Licensing will feature a different member of the licensing community, finding out how they started in the business and how their career has progressed since then.
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