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People in new jobs: Suzanne Lee, Senior Vice-President Licensing and Merchandising, Saban Entertainment

Career at a Glance
- Graduated from Stanford University in Palo Alto, California, with a BA in political science and received an MBA from Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire.
- Joined Procter & Gamble's food division in 1986 as a...
September 1, 1996

Career at a Glance

- Graduated from Stanford University in Palo Alto, California, with a BA in political science and received an MBA from Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire.

- Joined Procter & Gamble’s food division in 1986 as a brand assistant, and became an assistant brand manager in 1987.

-The next year, joined The Walt Disney Company’s consumer products division as marketing manager. Moved on to the position of director in 1989, director/business manager-collectibles in 1991, and then vice president-collectibles in 1992. Directed the $100-million international business devoted to manufacturing and marketing Disney collectible products.

The New Job

- Appointed senior vice president of the licensing and merchandising division of Saban Entertainment. Lee will be responsible for creating merchandising programs for Saban and Fox Children’s Network franchises.

The Challenge

- ‘Maintaining a strong strategic focus or building our brand franchises while maximizing the potential for those properties that we represent. Key to this challenge will be developing strong licensee and retail partnerships.’

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