BOARD OF DIRECTORS

SPLiCE Board Members are among the top thought leaders in the world of brand licensing. These executives offer invaluable knowledge and experience to a rapidly-changing industry. 

The SPLiCE Board of Directors is responsible for partnership and support of organizational goals, sponsorship of SPLiCE onsite and online events, and mentoring SPLiCE membership within each board member’s specific forte.

Paul D. Sammons
Chairman

Director, Global Licensing Operations & Finance

Electrolux Global Brand Licensing

Kimberly A. Kociencki
CEO

CEO

SPLiCE

Jose Barrios
Chair Elect

IP Sales & Licensing

HP Inc.

Karen Tiongson
Treasurer

Vice President, Social Responsibility Program, Legal

NBCUniversal

Linne Kimball
Secretary

Vice President, Strategic Partnerships

The Life is Good Company

Manuel G. Grace
Board Member

Associate General Counsel 

The Walt Disney Company

Scott Goodfellow
Board Member

 Director of Trademark Licensing, Global Business Development, The Procter & Gamble Company 

Ernest Savo
Board Member

Sr. Director, Global Licensing & Business Development

The Hershey Company

Cindy Slocki
Board Member

Hardlines Lead, North America, and Global Licensing Partnerships, Mattel Inc.

PAST CHAIRMAN

2017~2019
Tim Rosebrock

Vice President & General Manager, Licensed Consumer Products, The Biltmore Company

2013~2015
Gayle Jones

Head of Licensing

P&G

2009~2011
Manuel G. Grace

Associate General Counsel

The Walt Disney Company

2005~2007
Ed Teter

Vice President of Product Integrity

Fisher-Price, Inc.

2015~2017
Kenny Beaupre

Brand Advocacy and Licensing Manager Caterpillar, Inc.

2011~2013
Scott A. Bannell

Vice President, Corporate Management & Licensing Stanley Black & Decker, Inc.

2007~2009
Shahab Khosravan

Director, Worldwide Compliance

The Coca-Cola Company

2004~2005
Kimberly A. Kociencki

Chairman

SPLiCE

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