(August 29, 2017 – London, UK) – Rachel Wakley has been appointed as General Manager, Warner Bros. Consumer Products UK & Ireland. The announcement was made today by John Stanley, Executive Vice President & Managing Director, Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Group UK, Ireland, Spain & Nordics, and Julian Moon, Senior Vice President, Warner Bros. Consumer Products EMEA, to whom Wakley will report.

She will be charged with leading the UK & Ireland Consumer Products team and promoting the company’s cross-category plans across retail, managing and developing a diverse portfolio of brands and licensees. Wakley will also join Warner Bros. UK’s Executive Committee.

In a joint statement, Stanley and Moon said: “Rachel’s vast experience and business acumen mean that she is ideally placed to take up our passion for Retail and drive to continue producing best in class product. She has a great track record of handling big-name brands and building relationships with the biggest companies in the industry, and we’re delighted to welcome her to the team.”

With a background spanning Home Entertainment, Toys, Video Games, FMCG and Retail, Wakley arrives from Tesco, where she was most recently their Head of Licensing. Prior to Tesco, Wakley held a variety of different commercial positions for Paramount Pictures, Coca Cola Enterprises and Upper Deck International, as well as Disney and Activision Blizzard.

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(August 29, 2017 – London, UK) – Rachel Wakley has been appointed as General Manager, Warner Bros. Consumer Products UK & Ireland. The announcement was made today by John Stanley, Executive Vice President & Managing Director, Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Group UK, Ireland, Spain & Nordics, and Julian Moon,...