CPLG Adds to U.K. Team

CPLG has bolstered its U.K. licensing team with the appointment of Hannah Laird in the newly created position of sales director.

In her new role, Laird will be responsible for the management of the U.K. team, maximizing revenue across the business and developing and implementing CPLG’s publishing strategy, including digital publishing both in the U.K. and across Europe.

“Hannah joins the CPLG family at a very exciting time in the business,” says Vickie O’Malley, managing director, CPLG U.K. “She brings with her an extremely strong background in sales and expertise in the publishing sector. We are truly delighted to welcome her to the team.”

Hannah joins CPLG from FremantleMedia Australia, where she was vice president of consumer products. Prior to Fremantle, Laird served at BBC Worldwide.

“I am delighted to have joined such a well-established and successful company within the licensing industry,” says Laird. “CPLG represents a much-loved and internationally recognized portfolio of properties, and I am excited about playing my part in its continued growth.”