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Licensed Right International Names Linda M. Castillon Chief Licensing Officer

SAN FRANCISCO — Licensed Right International (LRI), a global licensing agency serving both licensors and licensees, has named Linda M. Castillon to the position of Chief Licensing Officer. In this role, Castillon will be responsible for growing LRI’s license products business and expanding its artist clientele roster.

Castillon brings more than 25 years of experience in developing consumer products, licensing in assorted IP and licensing out IP to manufacturers, retail sales and business development expertise within the art, brand, character and entertainment industries to her new post.

Most recently, Castillon was the SVP of Licensing at CARD.com, where she handled the execution of over 400 licensed title and brand agreements, that generated more than $35 million over the past decade. Castillon was also instrumental in growing the iconic Fathead brand as a startup: The company generated $10 million in its first year of business under Castillon’s leadership as Chief Licensing Officer. She has held positions as SVP, Licensing at DecalGirl, and Skinit. She started her sports licensing career at Upper Deck Authenticated, working on the high-profile Michael Jordan Brand.

In her spare time, Castillon has delivered sports licensing and marketing seminars to students at both San Diego State University and the University of San Diego. She also has a passion for the arts and ceramics, which has proven to be an asset to her artist clients.

“I’ve had the pleasure of knowing Linda since our days together at Landmark Calendars in the mid 1990s, where she was the Executive Director of Licensing,” says Janet Dwoskin, Chief Executive Officer of LRI. “Linda’s knowledge of the licensing industry is truly unsurpassed. Her extensive contacts and ability to develop long-lasting relationships—and friendships—with clients make her an absolute asset to LRI. In addition, her compassion, kindness and highenergy, can-do attitude make her a joy to work with on a daily basis.”

To find out more about LRI and to meet with Linda Castillon in person, stop by the Las Vegas Licensing Expo 2024, booth F101, from May 21-23, 2024. She’d love to see you and do a deal!

Inquiries
Linda M. Castillon
Chief Licensing Officer
Licensed Right International, Inc.
(619) 980-4986
linda@licensedright.com

About Licensed Right International (LRI)
Licensed Right International, Inc. (LRI) is a global licensing agency serving both licensors and licensees. Specializing in art, brands, music and celebrities, San Francisco Bay Area-based LRI has developed licensing and retail partnerships with the best companies in the world.

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