Genius Brands International announced that Marc Rosenberg, one of the most well-respected marketers in the children’s space, has been appointed as President of Global Brands and Chief Marketing Officer.
Former Head of Marketing at Hasbro Toys and Tiger Electronics, Rosenberg is best known for his role in leading global marketing teams for brands such as Furby, GigaPets, and Hit Clips. More recently, Marc Rosenberg was the Chief Marketing Officer at Zizzle, where he helped lead product launches for several extremely successful licensed toy lines, including Disney’s Pirates of the Caribbean and High School Musical, among others.
“I have known Marc for 20 years and have witnessed his extraordinary achievements and energy, firsthand. He is one of the most respected executives in the kid’s licensing industry and joins a team of proven achievers at Genius Brands now, who are known for their successes over and over again, across the entertainment food chain. Marc’s pedigree and leadership will ensure that we maximize revenue generation from the powerful brands we will be bringing to market. His reputation is that of an innovator in the product and marketing arenas. In putting our marketing and global revenue under Marc’s remit, I know we will see all of these important properties flourish,” said Andy Heyward, Chairman & CEO at Genius Brands.
“I have been fortunate to be a part of and lead teams with both tremendous products and incredible people. The central theme of everything that I’ve had the opportunity to be a part of is directly related to the story for each brand and creating a dialogue with each audience in timely and relevant ways. That is particularly the case at Genius Brands, where there is a cross-company commitment to bring positive enriching stories for children, and we have so many incredible tools to work with to reach kids today, including our own recently launched Kartoon Channel!,” Rosenberg declared.
We have so many incredible tools to work with to reach kids today, including our own recently launched Kartoon Channel!” Marc Rosenberg President of Global Brands and Chief Marketing Officer at Genius Brands International