Sesame Workshop’s SVP and GM of consumer products Maura Regan has been elected chairperson of the board of the International Licensing Industry Merchandisers’ Association (LIMA).
Regan previously served as vice chairperson.
Rick Van Brimmer, the director of trademark and licensing services at Ohio State University, slides into Regan’s previous role after being elected vice chairman.
In other board moves, five new members were elected to three-year terms:
Ciaran Coyle, managing director, International, Beanstalk;
Dell Furano, CEO, Live Nation Merchandise;
Elias Hofman, president, Exim Licensing;
Sara Nemerov, SVP consumer products and brand licensing, Warner Music Group;
and Peter Yoder, VP, consumer products, Cartoon Network Enterprises.