Who’s News: BBC Beefs Up Consumer Licensing

BBC Studios is building up its licensing division in the UK and the EMEA region by adding licensing veterans Gaby Dior and Louise Rigby to its team. The new executives are tasked with managing the BBC’s current portfolio of licensing partnerships, including popular properties like Doctor Who, Bluey, and BBC Earth, and also with identifying new licensing opportunities. Dior will be overseeing operations in the EMEA region, while Rigby will be focused on the UK market. They will report to Rickesh Desai, BBC Studio’s licensing director for merchandise, partnerships and interactive. Dior comes to the BBC with more than 15 years of experience working in consumer product licensing, and previously managed licensing programs for WildBrain CPLG and Zodiak Rights (now operating under the name Banijay Rights).┬áLouise Rigby joins the BBC … Continue reading Who’s News: BBC Beefs Up Consumer Licensing