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 caliber, key executive for our growing team. Paul Flett will head our Turbo Licensing Business Unit and will be responsible for growing revenues across our expanding portfolio of businesses.”
“Paul’s first mega assignment will be to secure licensed cartoon properties that can be exclusively distributed in China as part of Turbo’s entertainment, education and cultural exchange initiative,” he added.
Flett will also be responsible for identifying new acquisition and investment targets for the parent company to aid in the company’s China joint venture.
Earlier, Flett had held a number of senior positions in companies including L’Oréal, Mattel, SEGA Europe, Warner Bros. Studios, MGM Studios, Skechers USA and United Talent Agency.
He has also managed a host of brands and entertainment properties that include Barbie, Harry Potter and Batman, among others, as well as celebrity clients such as Gwen Stefani, Bruce Lee Enterprises and Sugar Ray Leonard. Additionally, he has served on the International Licensing Industry Merchandisers’ Association’s board twice.