Gerold Kolenbrander is stepping down as MD of CPLG Germany after 14 years with the company. Assuming his role will be Joachim Knödler, who has served as director of sales and retail since joining CPLG Germany in 2003.
Prior to CPLG, Knödler worked at both Hasbro and The Marketing Store. And stepping into the role of sales and retail director will be Sibylle Braune, who spent the last 10 years at Merchandising Media, where she was director of licensing and home entertainment. In her new role, Braune will also be handling the toy and games categories in order to extend licensing activities in these areas.