The ICTI Ethical Toy Program (IETP) named Todd Merton to the newly created role of head of business development.
Sarah Maizes — a former executive at the Jim Henson Company — was named senior director of development and executive producer by Herschend Entertainment Studios (HES).
Adventerra Games has appointed France Mer to the newly created position of director of marketing, to lead and implement brand marketing strategies for the company’s line of games.
Animation studio ZAG is growing its consumer products team with the promotion of Lisa K. Foster to SVP, licensing and two new hires
Revenew Sales, a toy industry consultant and sales representation organization, named Lindsay Pierce as its VP – sales.
Basic Fun! appointed Craig Leaf its new president. Meanwhile, company founder and former president, Jay Foreman, will remain CEO.
Sesame Workshop, the nonprofit organization behind Sesame Street, promoted Samantha Maltin to executive vice president and chief marketing officer.
ZAG is expanding the role of its EVP of global operations, Julian Zag, who will now simultaneously serve as head of global consumer products.
Xavier Kochar, a former WarnerMedia executive, has joined pocket.watch as the company’s first chief operating officer and chief financial officer.