The newest board members are: Sol Armada, Warner Bros.; Juli Boylan, Spin Master Ltd.; David Diesendruck, Redibra; Omar Fajer, Univision Communications, Inc.; Elias Fasja, Tycoon Enterprises S.A. de C.V.; Simo Hamalainen, Rovio Entertainment Corporation; Ed LaBay, Hot Topic Inc.
“Our seven new Board members were selected from among the biggest pool of candidates ever in Licensing International history,” says Maura Regan, president, Licensing International. “It was incredibly difficult to choose from among so many qualified, passionate executives. Each of these new members will bring unique expertise and perspective to the Board that will be invaluable as Licensing International plots its new course and continues to expand the ways in which it supports and serves our global industry.”
The new group joins Cindy Levitt, Senior Vice President of Licensing at Mad Engine, continues as Chairperson of the Board; JayAsher, Partner at Brandgenuity, was re-elected by members of the Board of Directors as Vice Chairman for the second year of a two-year term; and JJ Ahearn, Managing Director of Licensing Street, LLC, was re-elected as Board Designate to the Executive Committee, for a one-year term. Celso Rafael, Managing Partner at Lotus Global was voted Treasurer, also for a one-year term.
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