Big Move

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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Disney executive Ynon Kreiz named CEO of Mattel

April 20, 2018

Mattel’s board of directors has appointed Ynon Kreiz as the chief executive officer, effective April 26. Ynon had served as one of the company’s directors since June 2017. Kreiz succeeds Margo Georgiadis, who became Mattel’s CEO in February 2017. Georgiadis will stay on in an advisory role at Mattel through May 10, and is stepping […]

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Brand Factory decides to charge entry fee on free-shopping days

November 16, 2017

Moving away from steps that no other retailer has taken, Future Group is charging customers a cover of Rs 100-250 to enter its discount fashion format-Brand Factory. The cover charge would be applicable during a five-day promotion campaign from November 22-26, when Brand Factory will charge consumers buying goods worth Rs 5,000 at maximum retail […]

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Abhishek Maheshwari to head Disney Media

April 15, 2017

Vijay Subramaniam, vice president – content & communication, Disney India has put in his papers having decided to call it a day at the organisation. As the head of Disney Media he was in charge of all the Disney operated channels in India.Subramaniam joined Disney in 2007 as executive director, media networks. Before joining Disney […]

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Contract Advertising appoints Tanvi Jain as Sr. Vice President

April 14, 2017

Contract Advertising has selected Tanvi Jain as the senior vice president and head for their digital division – iContract. Commenting on the appointment, Rana Barua, CEO, Contract Advertising says, “Tanvi joins iContract, when we are stepping up our growth ambition and have laid out clear plans for both digital and integrated growth. Her impressive work […]

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Pooja Rawat quits Lowe Lintas to join Quantum Consumer solutions as its VP

March 27, 2017

In a big jump of sorts, Pooja Rawat, vice president, Lowe Lintas has quit the agency to join Quantum Consumer Solutions, a design firm, as its vice president. Rawat joined Lowe Lintas in 2011, and was associated with the company for six years. Before joining Lintas as brand planning director, she worked at Publicis Advertising […]

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Turbo appoints Paul Flett as president of its licensing biz

March 27, 2017

Turbo Global Partners that trades under the name of DIBZ International has launched a new licensing business unit called Turbo Licensing. The company has also tapped Paul Flett to serve as its president. Says Robert Singerman, chairman and chief executive officer, Turbo Global Partner, “I am pleased to announce that we have secured another high […]

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One Animation makes two vital appointments

March 16, 2017

One Animation, the Singapore-based CG animation studio responsible for award-winning TV series Oddbods and Insectibles, has made two important appointments to its international licensing and merchandising team with the likes of Anabel Higgin as marketing director and Pauline Hiu, VP consumer products, Asia. Both are experienced industry professionals who will be important people in the studio’s growing brand […]

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KNeoMedia Limited appoints Sander Schwartz as senior advisor

March 16, 2017

Online education content publisher KNeoMedia Limited (KNM) has appointed industry veteran Sander Schwartz as senior advisor of the company. In his new role Schwartz will head KNM’s advisory board. Schwartz’s new position will see him advise the company as it grows the consumer appeal of its suite of edutainment products and broadens its distribution globally. […]

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Ben Pyne to leave Disney after 25 years

March 4, 2017

Disney’s longtime head of TV distribution, Ben Pyne has decided to relinquish his post that he held for  25 years. Since 2007, Pyne served as president of Disney Media Distribution. In this period, he’s steered the company’s negotiations with MVPDs and streaming platforms and helped drive the company’s push into VOD amid a period of […]

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