Fremantle hires two for Australia


SYDNEY -- Fremantle Media Enterprises has created two new positions in its licensing division in Australia, the company announced Tuesday.

Olivia Arnold has been promoted to the position of director of sponsorship and live entertainment, and Prue Mann joins the company as director of consumer products.

Arnold will be responsible for the corporate segment of FME's licensing business, including sponsorship and promotional marketing, live entertainment, corporate live events and themed attractions. She will be based in Sydney.

Mann, whose position will be based in Melbourne, becomes responsible for the consumer products licensing program across all FremantleMedia Australia properties as well as those from the CBS Paramount stable, which is now under the management of FremantleMedia Enterprises.

Both positions will report to Ben Leibmann, FME vp licensing Australia and New Zealand.

Mann joins FremantleMedia Enterprises from licensing agency Wild Pumpkin. Her previous positions include Gaffney International Licensing, Hallmark Cards and OMD.