Who’s News: BBC Studios Reshuffles Its Licensing Leadership

Big news from the UK as BBC Studios reshuffles its licensing leadership team following the departure of Rikesh Desai, licensing director for the UK and EMEA. Desai had a huge impact on the licensing activities for BBC Studios, according to Stephen Davies, BBC Studios’ managing director of consumer products and licensing. “Rikesh has been a driving force behind our merchandise and gaming licensing activity for the last few years and he generated a significant amount of new business and growth for the company, the recent ground-breaking Doctor Who game releases and the tidal wave of Bluey merchandise deals to name a few,” said Davies. “It’s fair to say that he has left those businesses in terrific shape.” Mandy Thwaites and Matt Way Take On New Roles Davies says Mandy Thwaites, … Continue reading Who’s News: BBC Studios Reshuffles Its Licensing Leadership