NEW YORK- March 16, 2016 – 4K Media, the brand management and production subsidiary of Konami Digital Entertainment, has appointed Michelle Zamora Dean as the senior manager of licensing and marketing.
Zamora Dean’s appointment takes immediate effect. In her new post, Zamora Dean will assist in the development and implementation of global products and content licensing strategies for the Japanese manga and anime brand Yu-Gi-Oh!, as well as for the girls’ fashion brand Rebecca Bonbon. She will be based in the company’s New York office and will report to Jennifer Coleman, the VP of licensing and marketing.
Most recently, Zamora Dean was licensing manager at COPCorp/Knockout Licensing. There, she managed both domestic and international clients and licensees. She also assisted in developing international licensing programs for properties such as Downton Abbey and Jim Benton’s It’s Happy Bunny.
“We’re delighted to bring Michelle on board to further develop and broaden our licensing and marketing programs for both Yu-Gi-Oh! and Rebecca Bonbon,” said Coleman. “Michelle has gained invaluable experience in working on unique brands, and she has assisted in developing international licensing programs for a number of key properties. We look forward to her contributions as we expand our consumer products business and grow 4K Media.”
“It’s a privilege to join the 4K Media organization with its portfolio of pop-culture brands,” Zamora Dean added. “I look forward to the opportunity of working with this talented team of brand-management professionals.”