Jazwares Expands Licensing Team

Both hires are joining the company in newly created roles.

License Global

June 12, 2023

1 Min Read
(From L to R): Karen Eggleston and Kim Bell.
(From L to R): Karen Eggleston and Kim Bell. Jazwares

Jazwares is expanding its licensing team. The toy company has announced Karen Eggleston will join the team as vice president, licensing and consumer products, North America, and Kim Bell has been appointed as senior director, licensing.  

Eggleston’s expertise includes developing and driving strategic growth across established and emerging audiences, markets and categories and securing and managing new business opportunities and global partnerships. During her tenure with The Pokémon Company International, Eggleston oversaw outbound licensing and promotions and was responsible for expanding the consumer products program to reach new categories, retailers and fans.  

Bell’s toy industry expertise includes identifying and securing global partnerships and delivering best-in-class toy products for toy and entertainment companies. Most recently, Bell was responsible for strategically driving the vision and long-term growth plans for “Bluey.” At Disney, Bell led and managed multiple licensees/categories within the Hardlines toys business for top-tier brands such as Disney Jr., Disney Baby, Disney Channel and Classics and partnered closely with retail on exclusive programs such as the Year of The Mouse Plush collection. 


Read more about:


About the Author(s)

License Global

License Global is the leading news source for the brand licensing industry, delivering award-winning editorial content including news, trends, analysis, and special reports about the global consumer product and retail marketplace.

Through its print edition, website, daily e-newsletter and event publications, License Global reaches more than 150,000 executives and professionals in all major markets. The magazine also serves as the official publication for the sector’s trade events, which include Licensing Expo, Brand Licensing Europe, Licensing Expo Japan, Licensing Expo Shanghai and the Licensing Leadership Summit.

Subscribe for updates directly into your inbox.




Subscribe and receive the latest news from the industry Article
Join 62,000+ members. Yes, it's completely free.

You May Also Like