WOMEN OF THE YEAR 2015: Ruth Leonard, Carte Blanche

The director of marketing and new business development has scored deals with Syco, Saban and BBC Worldwide recently.
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Leonard has been in the licensing and toy industry since 2003.

She has worked across a wide portfolio of brands including Disney, WWE, Marvel and more recently Moshi Monsters.

In the last 12 months, she has been responsible for the marketing and development of the Me to You brand, as well as developing the licensing-in portfolio for Carte Blanche. She has also secured deals with Syco, BBC Worldwide and Saban Brands among others.

The ToyNews Women of the Year 2015 networking and awards event will take place on Thursday, July 16th at Home House, London. Winners for Rising Star, Innovator, Markeeter (sponsored by Norton & Co) and Woman of the Year will be chosen from the top 100. Simply email toynewswoty@nbmedia.com to vote.

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