Coolabi Group is pleased to announce the appointment of Allison Watkins who joins the leading international media group and rights owner as its new Director of Consumer Products and TV Distribution. Allison will report into Chief Executive, Jeremy Banks.
Allison will focus on global distribution and consumer products growth for Coolabi’s key portfolio of properties including Clangers, Beast Quest, Poppy Cat and Scream Street.
Allison joins Coolabi from Beano Studios. Prior to this Allison held a series of senior roles at DreamWorks, The Walt Disney Company and Paramount. She has a proven track record in driving business growth and in-depth experience of managing high profile brands and franchises internationally, having worked in Europe, the US and Australia.
“I am thrilled to join Coolabi as they bring all of their commercial distribution together” said Watkins. “I am excited to be working with such amazing brands, and look forward to working with the Coolabi team, our agents and partners to bring all of our properties to the widest audiences possible across the world.”
Jeremy Banks, Chief Executive at Coolabi commented: “I am delighted to welcome Allison to the Coolabi team. This is a new role within the Group, and her wealth of experience across several key disciplines will be invaluable as we continue our exciting path of international growth.”