New leadership team for 20th Century Fox Consumer Products

Will report to Jim Fielding, President of Consumer Products and Innovation

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Posted 01.02.2017 | Watch

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0th Century Fox Consumer Products (FCP) has announced a new leadership team reporting to Jim Fielding, the recently appointed President of Consumer Products and Innovation.

Speaking about the announcement, Jim Fielding said: “With this new leadership in place we will begin to build global centers of excellence to lead 20th Century Fox Consumer Products into the future. I am excited to lead this talented group of individuals, whom collectively, have over 100 years of experience in entertainment licensing & merchandising.”

The 20th Century Fox Consumer Products leadership team includes:

· Kirk Bloomgarden to the role of SVP, International Operations. Kirk joins 20th Century Fox Consumer Products from Saban Brands. He will be responsible for the division’s business outside of North America, with particular emphasis on agent relationships.

· Ann Buckingham joins FCP as SVP, Global Creative and Product Development. Previously, Ann served as Global Head of Product Development at Dreamworks and has extensive experience in retail, licensing and manufacturing spending many years at Disney. Ann will be responsible for all creative assets, product development and project management.

· Tim Erickson as SVP, Global Licensing and Operations. Tim joins Fox from DreamWorks where he served as Global Head of Licensing. Prior, Tim also worked at Disney and Lego in a variety of category and retail roles. At FCP, Tim will be leading our licensee partnerships around the world.

· Erin Morris as SVP, Global Retail Business Development. Erin will be responsible for retail account relationships globally as well as FCP’s marketing and E-commerce functions. She will work closely with all market heads, licensees, and agents in their territories. Erin joins us from DreamWorks where she served as Global Head of Sales and Marketing. Previously, Erin held a variety of positions at top licensing organizations, including Disney and Sony Pictures.

· Eva Steortz joins the division as SVP, Global Brand Business Development. Eva and her team will manage our content partner relationships and build global brand plans for all key properties. Eva joins FCP from consulting with the Equinox Group, where she has spent the last 4 years developing entertainment marketing plans for studios, brands and retailers. Prior to that, Eva spent 20 years at Disney in various sales and marketing roles.
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