LIMA Board of Directors

Board of Directors

July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019

Chairman

Cindy Levitt
SVP Licensing
Hot Topic | Box Lunch | Her Universe

Vice Chairman

Jay Asher
Partner, Brandgenuity

Board Designate to the Executive Committee

JJ Ahearn
Managing Director, Licensing Street, LLC

Board of Directors

Liza Abrams
SVP, Global Licensing & Marketing, Sakar International, Inc.

Naz Amarchi-Cuevas
Head of Licensing, SYBO Games

Andrew Carley
Head of Global Licensing, Entertainment One Ltd.

Sam Ferguson
VP, Global Licensing, Jazwares UK

Eric Karp
Head of Licensing, BuzzFeed

Marc Mostman
Partner, Striker Entertainment

Bill Patterson
Vice President. OpSec Security, Inc

Celso Rafael
Managing Partner, Lotus Global

Neal Rudge
Partner, Pacific Licensing Studio Pte. Ltd.

Steve Scebelo
Vice President, Licensing & Business Development, NFL Players Association

Leigh Ann Schwarzkopf
Co-Founder, Project Partners Network

Jamie Stevens
Executive Vice President, Worldwide Consumer Products, Sony Pictures Entertainment

Jason Sutton
VP of Licensing, Polaroid

Takanori Ueno
General Manager, Licensing Department, Laura Ashley Japan Co., Ltd.

LIMA Past Chairmen

Ciaran Coyle
Electrolux Global Brand Licensing
2016-2018

Rick Van Brimmer
The Ohio State University
2014-2016

Maura Regan
Sesame Workshop*
2012-2014

Christina Miller
Turner Sports and NBA Digital
2010 – 2012

Bernie Leifer
SGFootwear
2008 – 2010

Mark Matheny
Global Brands Group
2006 – 2008

Peter Van Raalte
Scholastic
2004 – 2006

Neil Friedman
Mattel, Inc.
2002 – 2004

Carole Francesca
Broad Street Licensing Group
2000 – 2002

Brian P. Hakan
Brian P. Hakan & Associates
1997 – 2000

Danny Simon
The Licensing Group Ltd.
1995 – 1997

Lois N. Sloane
SloaneVision Unlimited, Inc.
1993 – 1995

Jack Morrow
Applause Inc.
1988 – 1990

C. Woodrow Browne
Building Q
1990 – 1993

Jerrold Robinson
Pilgrim Sportswear, Inc.
1985 – 1988

(*NOTE: companies listed were the chairmen’s employers during their time of service)