Turner CN Enterprises has unveiled its streamlined consumer products team, predominantly consisting of internal appointments.
Alan Fenwick, vice president, said: “The business is carefully designed to be a truly client and retail-facing enterprise. In addition to promoting existing members of our talented team we have also recruited some of the brightest talents from the industry – bringing a fresh perspective and a proven track record of success.”
The team is aligned to focus on two key areas of partner support: retail and licensees. Reporting to Fenwick, Maria Rosaria Milone, senior commercial director, will lead a new category sales team and is responsible for developing licensing strategies in-line with local and regional market trends.
Appointed as head of category for apparel, accessories and footwear EMEA is Leila Loumi who joins from The Beanstalk Group. Additional head of category appointments, all of whom have been promoted from within the business, include Jason Rice for toys and sports, Annabel Rochfort for themed entertainment, Victoria Saint for publishing, videogames and music, and Sandra Selva-Abril for stationery and home. David Berry will continue his consulting role for Turner by also acting as head of category for Food and Promotions whilst Turner recruits the full-time role.
Also reporting to Fenwick is a new head of retail team, who will manage a team of dedicated retail managers. Graham Saltmarsh has been appointed to head of retail for the UK, Italy, France and Nordics, with Kathrin Schenk as head of retail for GAS, CEE, Russia and Benelux, and Mar Romera for Spain and Portugal. Additional retail appointments include Amir Demian as retail business development Middle East, North Africa, Greece and Cyprus, and Archana Keskar as retail business development, Africa and Israel.
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