Stephen Teglas named senior vice president, global fashion, home and infant at WBCP

Industry stalwart Stephen Teglas has been named senior vice president, global fashion, home and infant for Warner Bros. Consumer Products.

Teglas will commence his new role with Warner Bros from Monday, February 5th, reporting directly to Pam Lifford, president, WBCP.

In his new role, Teglas will be responsible for developing, managing and executing Warner Bros. Consumer Products global licensing across the fashion, home and infant categories and appropriate channels.

Teglas will create strategies to identify and maximise untapped global licensing opportunities as well as the ongoing development of multi-tiered retail strategy.

“Stephen come to us with an incredibly rich background and experience across key areas of the business we are looking to grow,” said Lifford.

“His expertise in category management and operations, licensee relationships and new business models will be an essential part of our divisional focus as we further evolve our model that allows for our retail partners to drive consumer loyalty by creating meaningful points of difference that they can own.

“I am confident Stephen can build his area of the business to best meet our retail partners’ needs, leveraging best-in-class licensee relationships.”

Teglas has spent 24 years in a variety of key roles in The Walt Disney Company, working across consumer products, retail sales, marketing and brand development for Disney Conusmer Products.

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