Copyrights appoints new directors

Polly Emery and Rachel Clarke join the board.
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Licensing agent Copyrights, well known for brands such as Paddington Bear, The Snowman and The Country Diary of an Edwardian Lady, has added Polly Emery and Rachel Clarke to the board of directors with effect from January 1st.

Emery currently holds the title of Brand & Marketing Director and has been managing the Copyrights portfolio of brands since 2009. She previously held senior brand and marketing positions at Chorion, Entertainment Rights and HIT, including five years in its New York office. Emery will continue to lead the brand development and marketing activities of Copyrights both in the UK and internationally.

Clarke has been working on the UK licensing of Copyrights' properties since January 2007, latterly as UK licensing manager. She previously held licensing positions at Chorion, HIT and Hallmark. In joining the Board of Copyrights, she will take the new title of UK licensing director.

Nicholas Durbridge, chairman at The Copyrights Group said, "I am delighted that Polly and Rachel have joined the Board, and we'll continue to strengthen our licensing business as well as develop new opportunities for our clients and properties throughout 2013.

"The line-up of exciting activity across our portfolio was kick-started with the very successful launch of the new Snowman and Snowdog film from Channel 4 at Christmas, new tie-in products will roll-out this year. In addition we have a new Paddington Bear film, being produced by David Heyman (producer of Harry Potter films), set to launch in 2014".

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