Nickelodeon Networks Realigns Senior Management
Prior to joining Nickelodeon, Brodsky was svp, marketing, at Golden Books Entertainment Group, where she was responsible for the strategic marketing of all Golden Books' proprietary assets. Previously, she served as svp, marketing and merchandising, at Broadway Video where she directed the worldwide marketing of the company's TV and film properties. She began her career at United Media, where she was instrumental in building GARFIELD into a licensing phenomenon.
A 30-year veteran of the theme park industry, Weber started his career as a teenage ride operator in Cincinnati. He was promoted through a number of management positions at several locations including: director of operations at Paramount's Carowinds and evp/gm at Paramount's Great America and Paramount's Kings Island. In 1997, Weber was promoted to coo for Paramount Parks, responsible for overseeing the daily operations of the company. He was promoted to president/ceo in June 2002. Additionally, Weber is a two-time member of the International Assoc. of Amusement Parks and Attraction's (IAAPA) executive committee.
Nickelodeon Enterprises (www.nick.com) is the ancillary business unit of Nickelodeon Networks, responsible for licensing its own brands and characters as well as the properties of Comedy Central, Spike TV and non-Viacom properties. Nickelodeon Enterprises is active in all ancillary markets, including merchandise licensing, home video, interactive software, electronic media, online, wireless, book and magazine publishing, music, live tour and stage shows, theme parks and themed hotel venues. Nickelodeon Enterprises manages the largest TV-based licensing business in the world with $4 billion in retail sales. Paramount Parks, Viacom Consumer Products, Nickelodeon, Comedy Central, Spike TV, Nick at Nite and TV Land are trademarks of Viacom International Inc.