Source: Licensing International

Ahead of this year’s Licensing Expo Virtual, a new sextet of industry executives has been deemed “Rising Stars” by Licensing International.

The 2021 Rising Stars Awards continues a tradition that began in 2012 in which Licensing International honors select individuals “for their commitment, passion, and contributions to the brand licensing industry.

The 2021 Rising Stars Award recipients are:

  • James Choi | Senior Associate, Ellalan
    Based in Hong Kong
  • Addie Dorsey Goossens | Licensing Manager EMEA, Ubisoft
    Based in France
  • Rachel Hak |  Category Manager, Apparel/Accessories/Health & Beauty, Crayola
    Based in the U.S.
  • Kevin Ramsey | Founder and CEO, Warren James
    Based in the U.S.
  • Jyoti Sardana | Manager of Licensing Strategy and Operations, OneTeam Partners
    Based in the U.S.
  • Carolina Verdugo | Director of Brand Management, Beanstalk
    Based in the U.S.

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The 2021 Rising Stars will be recognized during the 2021 Licensing International Excellence Awards on Tuesday, Aug. 24 at 12:00 p.m. ET at Licensing Expo Virtual. Learn more about this year’s Rising Stars and their accomplishments here.