NEW YORK – The branding firm Graj + Gustavsen said that Founding Partner Simon Graj has been named to Intellectual Asset Management magazine’s inaugural list of the World’s 250 Leading Intellectual Property Strategists. The IAM 250 – A Guide to the World’s Leading IP Strategists debuted in the publication’s AprilMORE HERE

LONDON – Interbrand, the brand consultancy, has named Leslie Butterfield as group chief strategy officer. “We are experiencing a growing need for our clients to assess how brand drives demand and an ever increasing desire to really understand Brand ROI. It doesn’t matter if it’s a new identity, retail environmentsMORE HERE

Iconix Brand Group Inc. is hiring four to lead development at the intellectual property, licensing and fashion company. Most interesting potential is Carolyn D’Angelo, who will have the opportunity to oversee Fieldcrest, Cannon and Royal Velvet brands. BrandlandUSA wrote up their purchased of Fieldcrest, the former Marshall Field’s subsidiary, justMORE HERE