Former president of Marvel International Simon Philips was promoted recently to president, worldwide consumer products.Simon will be responsible for expanding Marvel's global consumer products and is expected to develop the company's direct-to-retail rela

April 6, 2018

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Former president of Marvel International Simon Philips was promoted recently to president, worldwide consumer products.

Simon will be responsible for expanding Marvel's global consumer products and is expected to develop the company's direct-to-retail relationships while bolstering major retail partners. He also is charged with expansion of Marvel's video game and wireless licensing businesses, as well as its themed entertainment park partners.

Philips joined Marvel in 2006 as Marvel Entertainment president. He managed the company's international consumer products division, strengthening its worldwide licensing presence through feature film events and characters. Philips later took on animation and interactive entertainment licensing. Before Marvel, he was managing director at 4Kids Entertainment.

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