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Netflix hires Disney Executive Christie Fleischer as Global Head of Consumer Products

September 5, 2018

Netflix has hired Disney veteran Christie Fleischer as its global head of consumer products to oversee retail and licensee partnerships, publishing, interactive games, merchandising and experiential events. In her current role, Fleischer will lead a team focusing on developing the consumer products portfolio across all categories for Netflix original series and films. She joins the […]

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#MotivationalMonday: The diverse journey of the culinary king – Sanjeev Kapoor

July 23, 2018

Sanjeev Kapoor – India’s 1990’s matinee idol, shot into the limelight in 1992 (after he quit his job as a chef) with his TV show Khana Khazana, which became the longest-running cookery show in Asia. The culinary show ran for 18 years, with more than 500 million viewers. Renowned Indian chef Sanjeev Kapoor is known […]

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Hard Rock International appoints Mark Linduski as Director of Licensing

July 21, 2018

Hard Rock International – owner of one of the world’s most-recognizable and iconic brands announced the appointment of Mark Linduski as Director of Licensing. In his new role, Linduski will draw on more than two decades of experience in the retail industry to drive brand exposure and customer reaches through engaging partnerships and various licensing […]

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Gap Inc. appoints Neil Fiske as new global head of Gap brand

June 19, 2018

Gap Inc announced the appointment of Neil Fiske as president and chief executive officer of Gap brand. Fiske will begin his new role on June 20, 2018, and will serve on the company’s senior leadership team, reporting to Art Peck, president and chief executive officer of Gap Inc. “Neil brings significant retail and apparel experience […]

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9 Story appoints Angela Santomero as Chief Creative Officer

June 19, 2018

9 Story Media Group announced the appointment of Angela C. Santomero to the newly established role of Chief Creative Officer. As CCO, Santomero will report to President and CEO Vince Commisso, and lead the creative content strategy across all of 9 Story Media Group. The appointment follows 9 Story’s recent acquisition of Out of the […]

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Shishir Gupta promoted as Head, Content Acquisition and Licensing at SPNI

June 6, 2018

Sony Pictures Network India (SPNI) has elevated Shishir Gupta as Head, Content Acquisition and Licensing, for the sports clusters, according to an Exchange4Media report. Gupta joined SPNI as AVP Content Acquisition and Syndication – Sports in May 2017. With an experience of more than 13 years in varied roles across broadcast media and sports, he […]

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Mattel ropes in Lisa Weger as European head of consumer products

June 2, 2018

Mattel has appointed Lisa Weger as the regional head of consumer products for Europe in a UK-based position. Prior joining Mattel, Weger has worked at Turner Broadcasting in New York, where she led franchise management, visual branding and licensing for Turner Kids for over 14 years. Prior to Turner, Weger led the licensing business of […]

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FREAKY FRIDAY- Fifty shades of Ramdev: How this billionaire monk conquered the world with Patanjali

June 1, 2018

From a spiritual guru to an ace businessman, Baba Ramdev has surely come a long way. Patanjali, the FMCG venture of Baba Ramdev, is today one of the biggest players in the sector in India. The yoga-guru, which has a massive follower base, said that he has set a target of Rs 20,000 crore to […]

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King Features hires new people to strengthen its core team

May 28, 2018

King Features – the licensor for Popeye and Betty Boop has been on hiring spree to strengthen the firm’s aggressive expansion plans into entertainment and new artist and IP acquisition. This move came ahead of the Licensing Expo 2018, which took place at the Las Vegas from May 22-24. Here’s a list of the new […]

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#LCExcl – Tinkle has evolved both in terms of stories and offerings: ACK Media President Sanjay Dhar

May 24, 2018

“We consider Tinkle as a timeless brand and have made sure that we evolve both in terms of our stories as well as our offerings,” said Sanjay Dhar – President, ACK media on the Nush-Tinkle collaboration. To celebrate and popularize Indian pop-culture, Bollywood actress Anushka Sharma has sought design inspiration from Suppandi for the spring-summer […]

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