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BOB TRAUB,

With over 20 years of licensing experience, Traub has served senior roles in marketing, licensing and retail development with Marvel, Nickelodeon, BBC and Chorion where he was responsible for launching and nurturing some of the world’s largest

entertainment brands...assuming we’ve all heard of Marvel, that is? Traub is the winner of 12 LIMA and Industry Awards. The past year has seen Traub and the team working tirelessly on multiple partnerships for Roald Dahl’s popular IP including James and the Giant Peach, The BFG, Matilda and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. Traub has facilitated the brand’s continued success at retail in the US through multiple categories and via his close ties to major US retailers. A licensing veteran of the highest order, we welcome Bob Traub to the Licensing. biz Power 50 most influential people in licensing listing 2018.

ness from a consultancy practice to a fully-fledged licensing agency, having brought brands such as Kelloggs, Slush Puppies, Pringles, and PanAm to the licensing space through a wealth of successful partnerships. Pink continues to move the space forward, discovering new and innovative means of partnering well-known food brands with companies that span entertainment, lifestyle and more.

Pink is a well-like, well-respected member of the business who can often be found hitting the tarmac through his love of cycling, or thrashing out the power chords in his other life as a guitarist and singer. In any walk of his life, Pink is performance driven, an attribute that has contributed to the name he has built for himself in the industry today. Watch this space as the evolution of the F&B market continues.

agency, Hill has progressed through the ranks from licensing executive, to manager and eventually to director, picking up an encyclopedic knowledge of the brand licensing industry along the way. She has played a vital role in the growth of globally successful brands such as Shopkins and most recently Pikmi Pops as well as other

Bulldog delights including Crystal Maze and Garfield. Vicky Hill contributes to what is fast becoming a formidable team at Bulldog Licensing and when she isn’t playing the role of the ultimate professional, she may be skillfully hiding the following result of a night of networking with the best of them. She is as integral to the licensing industry's social side as she is its business hours, and to that end a testament to its vibrant people culture.. With the remit of overseeing the licensing programme for the latest hit collectables brand from Moose Toys in Pikmi Pops, Hill’s ability to strengthen existing partnerships will no doubt help propel the brand to Shopkins levels of phenomena.

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cross the Atlantic and Bob Traub has already got a string of awards to his name, so one more surely couldn’t hurt? Traub has received multiple nominations from across both the UK and US licensing scene, showcasing a talent that has stretched the ocean while highlighting the international strength and reach of licensing.

RICHARD PINK,

DIRECTOR, PINK KEY LICENSING

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one time head of licensing and promotions at The Kellogg Company, in 2005, Richard Pink launched on his own with Pink Key Licensing. More than 13 years later, Pink is orchestrating some very influential moves in the world of food and beverage licensing as well as the vintage and retro space. Late last year, Pink made the decision to evolve the busi-

VICKY HILL,

LICENSING DIRECTOR, BULLDOG LICENSING

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ive years and two months it’s been since Vicky Hill first embarked on her journey with the Bulldog Licensing outfit and this licensing expert has truly flourished within both her numerous roles at the firm and as a key member of the licensing world. Over the course of her time with the independent licensing

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Licensing.biz Power 50 - 2018  

Welcome to the first Licensing.biz Power 50, celebrating the most influential people in licensing over the last 12 months. It's the people t...

Licensing.biz Power 50 - 2018  

Welcome to the first Licensing.biz Power 50, celebrating the most influential people in licensing over the last 12 months. It's the people t...

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