The Iconix Brand Group has picked licensing industry veteran, Leigh Anne Brodsky, as the new MD for Peanuts Worldwide.
Brodsky (pictured) - who boasts over 20 years in the licensing business - will oversee the global business for the Peanuts property, including the launch of the 2015 film from 20th Century Fox and Blue Sky Studios.
Brodsky will also oversee and develop the Iconix Entertainment division, as well as seek out properties for the company's growing portfolio.
Brodsky is best known in the business for her role as president at Nickelodeon Consumer Products. Most recently, she has been an acting member of the board of directors for Jakks Pacific, as well as president of L.A.B Licensing and Branding.
She also previously worked on the Peanuts property as an executive with United Media Enterprises.
"I'm excited to take a leadership role with the beloved cast of Peanuts once again," Brodsky commented. "I'm also delighted to work with Neil Cole and the Iconix ream to build upon their powerful portfolio of global brands."
Cole - who is president and chairman of Iconix Brand Group - added: "Leigh Anne is a highly regarded strategic thinker, with a track record in identifying and developing entertainment properties and delivering impeccable results. As we continue to build our global Peanuts business, her experience and leadership will be invaluable."
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