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Saban Brands reveals new appointment

Published on: 12th March 2014

Saban Brands has announced the appointment of Tim Juckes as the company’s new sales director of UK Consumer Products.img300

Juckes will manage all licensing, retail and marketing efforts in the region, in addition to identifying new growth opportunities for the company. Juckes will be based out of Saban Brands’ London office and will report to Gustavo Antonioni, managing director of Consumer Products Europe, to support the company’s activities in the UK for its core brands, Power Rangers, Paul Frank, Julius Jr. and Digimon Fusion.

Juckes joins Saban Brands with a unique perspective on the business after holding multiple senior design, sales and retail roles during his 17-year tenure at CPLG (Copyright Promotions Licensing Group), most recently serving as sales and retail director. Ironically, Juckes began his professional career producing Power Rangers t-shirts more than 20 years ago for Global Licensing.

Mr Antonioni, said: “Tim was first a fan, then a partner, and now a colleague, which makes him a terrific voice for Saban Brands in the UK. His experience in licensing and unparalleled connections with UK retail is essential to our continued growth in the market. He has a strong understanding of both the business landscape and the customer demand and we are thrilled to have him join the team.”

Mr Juckes added: “With global recognition of many of its core properties, Saban Brands is very well positioned for continuous growth throughout the UK. I am excited to be working with this global team to broaden market penetration by expanding the licensing programme, establishing strong retail presence and executing commercial marketing campaigns for the company’s various properties.”

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