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LIMA Names New Members to Board

LIMA Names New Members to Board
The International Licensing Industry Merchandisers’ Association has elected Cindy Levitt, senior vice president, Hot Topic, Box Lunch and Her Universe, to serve as the chairman of its board.

In addition, Jay Asher, partner, Brandgenuity, has been elected to serve as vice chairman and JJ Ahearn, managing director, Licensing Street, has been tapped to serve as board designate to the executive committee. Both have been elected for one-year terms.

The LIMA membership has also elected six new members to begin terms on the LIMA board, effective July 1, including Liza Abrams, Sakar International; Naz Amarchi-Cuevas, SYBO Games; Sam Ferguson, Jazwares; Bill Patterson, OpSec Security; Jason Sutton, Polaroid; and Takanori Ueno, Laura Ashely Japan.

“Our newest additions to the LIMA Board are a stellar group of executives who truly reflect licensing as a global industry,” says Charles Riotto, president, LIMA. “These vibrant leaders will be integral in helping our Association and the industry as a whole to continue achieving worldwide growth."

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