L.A.-based Genius Brands International has appointed industry veteran Stone Newman as the brand management company’s president of global consumer products.
Industry veteran Neil Court becomes the new Executive Chairman as the Toronto-based producer/distributor aims to grow.
As the board searches for a new CEO, Divinia Knowles will take the lead role as president while Acton Smith moves into more creative role at the UK-based digital media company.
Netflix has confirmed the appointment of former Nickelodeon SVP of live-action development Brian Wright to a senior executive role that will see Wright head up original kids and family programming for the popular streaming service.
An executive shuffle at HIT Entertainment sees Michael Carrington (pictured) leaving the company to become the new CEO of The Foundation, a Zodiak Kids-owned production company. Industry vet Christopher Keenan, meanwhile, will succeed Carrington as HIT’s new global head of content and production.
Stanley will add overall leadership for Digital Distribution UK and Consumer Products UK to his existing responsibilities.