LIMA Names New Board Members
Garnham is in charge of developing and implementing Mind Candy’s global licensing strategy and has extensive experience in IP management across a wide variety of mediums – TV, film, entertainment and lifestyle brands. Based in London, he currently manages the global off-line expansion of Mind Candy’s Moshi Monsters brand and is an expert in international product distribution and manufacturing opportunities. Prior to joining Mind Candy, Garnham was responsible for establishing and managing a network of offices throughout 22 countries in Eastern Europe and CIS for Kidz Entertainment, where he managed a portfolio of licensing rights for brands such as 20th Century Fox, BBC Worldwide, DreamWorks, Lego, Paramount and Sony.
Returning to the Board of Directors are Chairperson Maura Regan (Sesame Workshop), Vice-Chairperson Rick Van Brimmer (The Ohio State University), Ciáran Coyle (Beanstalk UK), Dell Furano (Epic Rights, LLC), Elias Hofman (Exim Licensing), Susie Lecker (Fisher Price), Marty Malysz (Dependable Solutions), Sara Nemerov (Warner Music Group), Carla Peyton (BBC Worldwide Americas), Jennifer Richmond (Richmond Management Group), James Slifer (The Joester Loria Group), Cheryl Stoebenau (CAS Marketing) and Peter Yoder (Cartoon Network Enterprises). Greg Battersby of The Battersby Law Group remains General Counsel.
LIMA Board members whose terms expire this year, are Liz Kalodner (CBS Consumer Products), Bettina Koeckler (20th Century Fox), Peter Boder (United Labels, AG) and Charles Schnaid (Miller, Kaplan, Arase & Co.).
Source: International Licensing Industry Merchandisers’ Association