Newly created sales director position bolsters firm; role will also cover publishing strategy.

Further growth for CPLG UK

CPLG has strengthened its licensing team with the appointment of a new sales director.

Hannah Laird (pictured) joins the agency in the newly created role. She will be responsible for the management of the UK team and developing CPLG’s publishing strategy, including digital, in the UK and Europe.

Laird joins from FremantleMedia Australia where she was VP consumer products. Prior to this, she was at BBC Worldwide.

"I am delighted to have joined such a well established and successful company within the licensing industry," said Laird. "CPLG represents a much-loved and internationally recognised portfolio of properties and I am excited about playing my part in its continued growth."

Vickie O’Malley, MD at CPLG UK, added: "Hannah joins the CPLG family at a very exciting time in the business. She brings with her an extremely strong background in sales and expertise in the publishing sector. We are truly delighted to welcome her to the team."

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