Licensing International appoints new Director of Content and Communications

Licensing International, the leading trade organisation for the global licensing industry, has announced the hire of Elizabeth Foster as Director of Content and Communications. In her role, Foster will lead editorial planning and development for the organisation along with media relations, and social media strategy.

Based in Toronto, Foster has more than a decade of experience in journalism, having started her career in newspapers before making the move to magazines. She has worked at Thomson Reuters, and most recently served as Copy Chief & Special Reports Editor at Kidscreen, the leading international trade publication serving children’s entertainment professionals.

“Following a successful career in journalism, we’re proud to add Elizabeth’s talents to our organisation,” commented Maura Regan, President of Licensing International. “Her expertise will be critical as we look forward to the continued growth of Licensing International’s editorial and communications departments.”

Following the recent announcement of the return of Licensing Expo to Las Vegas in May, Foster joins the Licensing International team at an exciting time. Her expertise will be invaluable to the organisation in developing data-driven content, analysis, and insights across industries to help Licensing International members grow their businesses.

“I am ecstatic to be joining the team at Licensing International and begin this new milestone in my career,” said Foster. “It will be a privilege to work alongside some of the most respected individuals in the licensing industry.”

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