Stephen Teglas will identify licensing opportunities for the company’s vast portfolio.
NORTH AMERICA–Warner Bros. Consumer Products has tapped Stephen Teglas to serve as the company’s senior vice president of global fashion, home and infant, effective immediately.
In his new role, Teglas will be tasked with developing, managing, and executing WBCP global licensing across the fashion, home and infant categories and other channels. Teglas will work to develop strategies to identify and maximize untapped global licensing opportunities as well as the ongoing development of a multi-tiered retail strategy taking full advantage of the Warner Bros. brand portfolio and collaborate with partners to manage global strategies.
“Stephen comes to us with an incredibly rich background and experience across key areas of the business we are looking to grow,” says Pam Lifford, president, WBCP. “His expertise in category management and operations, licensee relationships, and new business models will be an essential part of our divisional focus as we further evolve our 365+ model that allows for our retail partners to drive consumer loyalty by creating meaningful points of difference that they can own. I am confident Stephen can build his area of the business to best meet our retail partners’ needs, leveraging best-in-class licensee relationships.”
Before Warner Brothers, Teglas served in a variety of positions at the Walt Disney Co., where he worked in consumer products, retail sales, marketing, and development for Disney Consumer Products. He previously worked as a financial analyst for Gap.
For a deeper dive into WBCP’s global strategy, be sure to check back on Thursday, Feb. 8, when License Global will unveil its February issue, which features an in-depth interview with Lifford.