Genius Brands International Announces Marc Rosenberg as President of Global Brands and Chief Marketing Officer
Highly Respected Toy Industry Executive to Oversee Worldwide Licensing and Program Content Sales for Growing Portfolio of Children’s Properties
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Sept. 22, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Genius Brands International, Inc. (“Genius Brands” or the “Company”) (Nasdaq: GNUS), a global brand management
company that creates and licenses multimedia entertainment content for children, announced today that Marc Rosenberg, one of the most well-respected marketers in the children’s
space, has been appointed 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, Disney’s High School Musical, and a number of extremely successful licensed toy lines.
“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,” stated Genius Brands’ Chairman & CEO Andy Heyward. “With Rainbow Rangers, Stan Lee’s Superhero Kindergarten, Llama Llama, Stan Lee Universe, and new properties shortly to be announced, 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. He brings not only his marketing and sales expertise to the company, but also relationships across retail, entertainment, consumer products and more, all of which Genius Brands will showcase across the company’s growing portfolio of brands.”