Sam Kelly to head up Carte Blanche Licensing UK


12/4//13 Carte Blanche Group today announced that Samantha Kelly has joined the business as Head of Licensing (UK). 

 With a solid licensing pedigree, Sam has held senior roles at BBC Worldwide, Dreamworks and Target Entertainment Group amongst others, and most recently at Coca-Cola, managing their Olympic and Paralympic Games Licensed Merchandise and Retail operation.

Her interim role will be to manage the day to day sales and retail business, and further develop the long term licensing strategies for Carte Blanche’s Me to you, Tatty Teddy & My Blue Nose Friends, and Tiny Tatty Teddy brands.

 Sam Kelly commented: “I am thrilled to be joining Carte Blanche Group at this exciting time, and look forward to working with the team to build the business even further”.

 In line with the company’s commitment to ensure that proprietary and licensed growth are aligned to meet the more collaborative needs of customers both domestically and internationally, Director of International Sales, Marc Dubery will take on responsibility for International Licensing.

 The Carte Blanche team will be showcasing opportunities for brands, Me to You, Tiny Tatty Teddy and Tatty Teddy & My Blue Nose Friends at Licensing Expo in Vegas this June.