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Who’s News: May 2019

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4/23/2019

Fila appoints Jennifer Estabrook as North America President. She succeeds Jon Epstein, who passed away suddenly in February following heart surgery, and most recently served as in an acting capacity for the role and COO.

Fun Union taps Diana Yurinova as its new CEO. The Hong Kong-based distribution company is a joint venture between Russian prodco Riki Group and an unnamed Chinese partner.

Moose Toys hires James Knight as its new GM Design to oversee the toyco’s boys, youth electronics, licensed, and preschool categories from its Melbourne office.

Best Buy promotes CFO Corie Barry to CEO, effective in June. Current CEO Hubert Joly, who led the retailer’s turnaround, will become Best Buy’s Executive Chairman. The retailer is launching a search for a new finance chief.

Amir Nasrabadi will oversee the making of DHX Media’s Peanuts content for Apple TV+ as the new EVP & GM of its Vancouver animation studio.

Premier Lacrosse League names Divya Goel as Head Marketing.

Leslie Lee is named VP Kids Content at Viacom, overseeing Cartoon Network, Boomerang, and POGO networks in Asia Pacific.

JCPenney welcomes Lauren Gandolfo in the newly created role of SVP Home Product Design & Development. In addition, the retailer names Steve Whaley as SVP Principal Accounting Officer & Controller and Trish Adams as a strategic advisor to the company, supporting the transformation office led by Truett Horne, SVP & Chief Transformation Officer.

Bed Bath & Beyond reshapes its board of directors with a new independent Chairman in the form of Patrick Gaston and five new independent directors: Harriet Edelman, Harsha Ramalingam, Andrea Weiss, Mary Winston, and Ann Yerger. BB&B Co-founders Warren Eisenberg and Leonard Feinstein will retire from the board.

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