Need-to-know executive appointments in the licensing world.
~ Amy Taylor has been promoted to executive vice president, Universal Partnerships & Licensing (UP&L). She is a 13-year veteran at Universal Pictures. In her new role, Taylor will continue to oversee UP&L's North American promotions, worldwide licensing, worldwide digital and interactive activities, as well as retail development for Universal Pictures and Focus Features. Taylor will also continue to manage licensing, promotional and retail development efforts for the Universal library, including classic franchise properties Curious George and Scarface.