Licensing International appoints Steve Manners as Head of Marketing

Licensing International has announced the appointment of Steve Manners as Head of Marketing. Based in the UK, Manners will oversee global marketing efforts for Licensing International, the leading trade organisation for the global licensing industry.

Manners brings extensive industry experience to his new role, having held senior management positions at leading companies including 20th Century Fox, Universal and Beanstalk. Most recently, Manners worked with WildBrain CPLG, where he spent more than ten years as VP Business Development, overseeing strategy development, marketing and client services.

“I am thrilled to be working with Licensing International at a time when the industry is going through significant change due to the challenges of Covid,” Manners says. “Together with [Licensing International President] Maura Regan and the team, we’ll be looking at ways to further support LI members and add even greater value whilst continuing to elevate the industry across the broader business community.”

“We are at a pivotal time within the licensing industry, and Steve brings both new perspective and deep understanding of the industry to our organisation,” says Maura Regan. “Having worked with Steve for years in his previous roles, I am thrilled he’s joined our team, and confident he will help us better serve Licensing International members worldwide.”

For more information and updates from Licensing International, visit LicensingInternational.org.

 

About Tessa Clayton

A former Chief Sub of Red magazine, Tessa Clayton is the Digital Editor of Licensing.biz and ToyNews. As a freelance journalist she specialised in writing about parenting and family life, and has contributed to a wide variety of publications and websites including Tesco online, Mother & Baby, Livingetc, Junior, Boots Health & Beauty, Practical Parenting and babycentre.co.uk. Get in touch at tessa.clayton@biz-media.co.uk

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