LIMA Board of Directors

Board of Directors

July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018


Ciarán Coyle
Global Vice President & Head, Global Brand Licensing,  Electrolux Global Marketing

Vice Chairman

Cindy Levitt
SVP Merchandise & Marketing, Hot Topic

Board Designate to the Executive Committee

Ted Larkins

Board of Directors

JJ Ahearn
Managing Director, Licensing Street, LLC

Jay Asher
Partner, Brandgenuity

Richard Barry
EVP, Global Chief Merchandising Officer, Toys”R”Us, Inc.

David Buckley
President, Copyrights Asia Limited

Andrew Carley
Head of Global Licensing, Entertainment One

Elise Contarsy
Vice President, Brand Licensing, Meredith Corporation

Eric Karp
Head of Licensing, BuzzFeed

Linne Kimball
Vice President, Strategic Partnerships, The Life is Good Company

Kelly Knock

Marc Mostman
Partner, Striker Entertainment

Maria Del Carmen (Maca) Rotter Alday
President & CEO, Panaderia

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


LIMA Past Chairmen

Rick Van Brimmer
The Ohio State University

Maura Regan
Sesame Workshop*

Christina Miller
Turner Sports and NBA Digital
2010 – 2012

Bernie Leifer
2008 – 2010

Mark Matheny
Global Brands Group
2006 – 2008

Peter Van Raalte
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)