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Jan. 11, 2016

Who’s News

Nickelodeon promoted Jennifer Caveza to SVP Toys & Business Development and Jon Roman to SVP Boys’ Toys & Business Development. Across the pond, Nickelodeon U.K. has appointed Alison Bakunowich as General Manager to replace Tina McCann, who is stepping down from running the children’s TV network.

Discovery Consumer Products brought on Felicia Tuan as Regional Director Asia-Pacific, reporting directly to Nicolas Bonard, SVP Discovery Global Enterprises. She will be responsible for developing a portfolio of television properties across the region with brands including Discovery Expedition, Discovery Kids, and Animal Planet.

Bulldog Licensing appointed Sole Puerto as a new Creative Services Manager.

Newell Rubbermaid has acquired Jarden Corporation to create the combined Newell Brands. Michael B. Polk will lead Newell Brands as CEO. Mark Tarchetti serves as President. Bill Burke will lead the legacy Jarden business.

MCN Fullscreen hired Martin Keely as General Manager of the its new SVOD service. Randy Ahn is the service’s SVP Product Strategy. And Trent Good is SVP Design.

Saxx appointed Adrienne Moser as VP Product and Kathleen McNally as Creative Director.

UFC GYM named Tamer El Guindy as SVP Intl. Franchising & Head UFC GYM University.

Young & Laramore hired Taylor Harruff as a Brand Action Strategist.

A+E Networks has named Jim Hoffman as EVP Program Partnerships & Strategic Initiatives. Daniel Suratt has been elevated to President Corporate Development, Strategy & Investments. Sean Cohan has also been promoted to President Intl. & Digital Media.

Disney Channel has tapped Jesus Rodriguez as its new VP Marketing & Creative.

At Disney-owned digital production company Maker Studios, CEO Ynon Kreiz will be stepping down. Courtney Holt will take over as CEO & EVP.

Dansko promoted Jim Fox to President. Current Co-founder, President & CEO Mandy Cabot will continue as CEO and board chair.

Levi Strauss recruited Carrie Ask as its EVP & President Global Retail.

Fran Horowitz is now President & Chief Merchandising Officer of Abercrombie & Finch.

Givenchy named Laura Dubin-Wander President of its U.S. business.

Philipp Plein appointed Graziano de Boni CEO Americas.

Vice Media named David Purdy Chief International Growth Officer, a newly created position. Purdy will be responsible for building and expanding upon global partnerships.


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