Execs on the Move

Anne Gates was appointed to the newly created position of executive vice president and managing director of Disney Consumer Products Europe. Ana de Castro was promoted to senior vice president, business and legal affairs, Warner Bros. Consumer Products. The Camuto Group named Joseph Diaz executive vice president and Lisa Appleby senior vice president of licensing with a goal of expanding the Jessica Simpson brand into additional fashion and lifestyle categories. Kathy Ireland Home by Martin named four new sales associates: Brian Coutu, who will cover Western Pennsylvania; Bruce Marmer for South New Jersey and Eastern Pennsylvania; David Tuite for Arkansas and Oklahoma; and Drew Nolte of McCaffery & Associates, who will handle key big box retailers worldwide.