Discovery Communications has named Robert Marick vice president of North American licensing and global location-based entertainment for Discovery Consumer Products.
In his new role, Marick will oversee the strategy and development of products across the Discovery family of networks for both the U.S. and Canada and manage the division’s growing location-based entertainment program worldwide.
Marick brings more than 20 years of experience working for some of the biggest entertainment and consumer packaged goods companies in the world including Disney, Fox, Time Warner and Mattel. He began his career in toys and has transitioned to additional categories including music, home entertainment, gaming and location-based entertainment.
“Robert’s track record for building successful brands and licensing programs is unmatched," says Nicolas Bonard, senior vice president, Discovery Consumer Products. "He possesses unique insight enabling him to transform entertainment properties into engaging and innovative programs at retail. We are thrilled to have Robert join the team and look forward to tapping into his wealth of knowledge and expertise in this new position.”