Striker Hires Int’l Licensing Director
Striker Entertainment hired Anna Kislevitz as director of international licensing. In her role, Kislevitz will focus on new business and retail opportunities for the UK and EMEA, while also working with existing partners across the Striker portfolio of brands, including AMC’s The Walking Dead, Five Nights at Freddy’s, and Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets, among others. She joins Striker with more than 10 years of international licensing experience. She began her licensing career in the London office of Twentieth Century Fox and continued to cover international markets for the duration of her career, both as a licensee and licensor. Kislevitz will report to Martine Berreitter, vice-president of operations, and will meet with Striker’s sub-agents, international licensees, and retail partners at the upcoming Licensing Expo in May.
People Toy Co. Taps North American Sales Reps
People Toy Company has hired four sales representatives to brings its line of Japanese products stateside across four key territories.
Ellen Shankman will lead ESP Sales to handle the Northeast territory of Conneticut, Upstate New York, New Hampshire, Maine, Massachusetts, Vermont, and Rhode Island.
Jim and Erin Lynch of Javilyn Sales will oversee the Midwest territory of Illinois, Wisconsin, Michigan, and Indiana.
Kathleen Milne, principal of Kathleen Milne Company, is charged with the South West territory of California, Arizona, and Hawaii.
Betsy Harney of Sugar B Sales will supervise the Pacific Northwest territory of Oregon, Washington, Idaho, and Arkansas.
People Toy Company are the exclusive importers of the Asian toymaker that offers brain-stimulating baby products.