Tinker’s appointment coincides with CNE’s expansion across the region, which includes branded learning centers and themed destinations, in addition to the growth of traditional categories such as toys, apparel, home entertainment, publishing and lifestyle products.
Ms. Tinker brings more than 15 years of industry experience. Prior to joining Turner, she spent six years at Chorion in Australia work with brands like Mr. Men and Little Miss, Octonauts and Olivia.
In her new role, Tinker will assume the leadership of CNE’s regional licensing and merchandise strategy, planning and network collaboration for Turner franchises that will include Ben 10, Adventure Time and The Powerpuff Girls. She will report to
Sunny Saha, senior vice president and managing director, entertainment networks, Turner Broadcasting System Asia Pacific.
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