The toy industry legend and former Toys ‘R’ Us and Mattel Brands exec is the new president and CEO of Fairfield, New Jersey-based toyco Alex Brands.
ZAG Entertainment founder Jeremy Zag is joining forces with Harry Potter filmmaker Chris Columbus, his 1492 Pictures producing partner Michael Barnathan, and Haim Saban to launch ZAG Animation Studios.
The former BBC exec is tasked with growing local and regional ad sales for Turner’s channels in Asia Pacific.
The new sports and entertainment company plans to relaunch Atari’s Backyard Sports, the classic video games series that debuted in 1997.
The toyco’s new organizational structure will also see Duncan Billing assume the role of EVP of global operations & business development.
Stefanie Zhang will be tasked with building new relationships in the Chinese market for the US kids producer.
Toronto, Canada-based Shaftesbury is strengthening its kids content team with the appointment of Ryan St. Peters to the role of VP, kids and family.