April 6, 2018
RDF Kids & Family
in a consultancy role as director of consumer products following his shock resignation from 4Kids Entertainment earlier this month. Gould, who starts immediately, will be working on all aspects of global licensing, retail, promotions, events and home entertainment for the portfolio of properties in the RDF Kids stable including the preschool CBeebies series "Waybuloo," U.S. hit "Yo Gabba Gabba!," CBeebies shows "Mister Maker" and "Big Barn Farm" and CBBC adventure franchise "Escape from Scorpion Island." Gould will be with RDF for up to a year covering director of consumer products Rachel Barke's maternity leave. Gould was at 4Kids for four years where, as co-managing director, he oversaw a wide portfolio of brands including "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles," "Dinosaur King," "Royal Air Force," "Pokemon" and "Yu-Gi-Oh."
MTV Networks International
(MTVNI), has promoted
to executive vice president of digital media. In his expanded role,Bierer will oversee MTVNI's digital media business for all online and mobile properties and will drive the company's overall digital media strategy, including creating content based on MTVNI's portfolio of global franchises, building technology platforms and forming strategic partnerships with major industry players in the digital arena. Bierer has led the company's digital team since 2005.
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