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LIMA’s New Board Members

The International Licensing Industry Merchandisers’ Association (LIMA) announced that six new members have been elected to its board of directors. The group, who began their three-year terms on July 1, are: Richard Barry, EVP, global CMO, Toys “R” Us, Inc.; David Buckley, president, Copyrights Asia Limited; Elise Contarsy, vice-resident, brand licensing, Meredith Corporation; Linne Kimball, vice-president, WME/IMG Licensing; Ted Larkins, SVP/GM, CPLG North America; and Maria Del Carmen Rotter Alday, managing director/EVP, Televisa Consumer Products.

In addition, Ciaran Coyle, global vice-president and head, global brand licensing, Electrolux Global Marketing, was elected vice chairman; and Christian Fortmann, partner, European trademark attorney, 24IP Law Group, was named board designate to the executive committee, each for one-year terms. Rick Van Brimmer of The Ohio State University continues as LIMA Board Chairman.