The former head of licensing at DreamWorks will start at Lionsgate with a focus on building L&M and promotional opportunities for hit YA film franchises The Hunger Games and Divergent.
UK-based Cosgrove Hall Fitzpatrick Entertainment intends to grow its commercial footprint and distribution opps with the new hire.
A month away from its first official BLE appearance, the family entertainment company has upped Richard Goldsmith to EVP of global distribution and international consumer products, and is bringing ex-Disneyite Francesca Stobbe on-board in the brand-new role of exec director of international consumer products.
The NJ-based retail giant names Debbie Lentz (pictured) as its new SVP and chief supply chain officer; Christine Morena as SVP of human resources; and Joe Venezia as SVP of Store Operations.
Andrew Whiteman (pictured) and Rod Rodrigo are joining the entertainment studio as its new directors of distribution.