New Hires at Street Surfing
Street Surfing recently announced that it has hired Tony Terrazzi as international sales manager and Sandra Leo as senior category manager. Both report directly to James Nunziati, vice-president of sales and marketing.
Terrazzi joins Street Surfing to expand the brand’s global appeal in Latin America, Asia Pacific, and Africa. He most recently served as global merchandise manager for Oakley and previously worked with other specialty lifestyle brands.
Leo is charged with supporting product development on a worldwide basis as well as developing integrated North American marketing plans directed at promoting retailer initiatives. She joins the company with more than 10 years of experience with such companies as Bandai, Tomy, and Playmates.
Saban Hires Sheppo
Saban Brands has named Amber Sheppo as director of international marketing and licensing. In her new position, Sheppo will be responsible for growing the international business for Power Rangers, Paul Frank and all future Saban Brands properties. She will manage all the international licensing agents for these properties and work with them directly to execute all consumer and trade marketing initiatives for all brands. For the past five years Sheppo had been lending her talents to Cookie Jar Entertainment, most recently as director of marketing. Sheppo previously worked at Nelvana Entertainment and Kids’ WB!