New York, NY (September 15, 2009)– Sandi Isaacs, formerly Senior Vice President of Paramount Digital Entertainment, announced today the formation of Allied Red, a new strategic brand licensing and representation company.
Isaacs will serve as President of the New York City based company, which will develop opportunities to generate revenue and build long-term brand equity for its clients’ intellectual property. Allied Red will work with companies to identify areas of growth across digital platforms and consumer product categories to reach audiences at all touch-points, including interactive games, film, television, consumer products and mobile platforms.
“Allied Red will work with leading brands and companies to extend their intellectual properties beyond the traditional retail channels to digital and game platforms,” said Isaacs.“There is a great deal of transition in today’s rapidly evolving marketplace, which we view as an opportunity to navigate on our clients’ behalf and create new ancillary revenue streams for brands.”
Allied Red has also formed a strategic alliance with Allied Integrated Marketing, one of the largest full-service entertainment marketing firms in North America. This gives content represented by Allied Red access to Allied’s unique infrastructure of 22 offices in the U.S. and Canada in order to create greater market awareness and deliver brand messages and national initiatives on a local and regional level.
“A key reason behind investing in Allied Red is that we feel cross-platform brand management is a growth area for the entertainment industry, and adding our unique marketing capabilities to the mix is an exciting combination for those brands,” said Clint Kendall, President of Allied Integrated Marketing.“Sandi’s experience with both the film studio and game publishing sides of the business gives her the insight and the relationships to put together truly successful integrated partnerships.”
Isaacs brings a wealth of experience to Allied Red from her work at major media and entertainment companies including Paramount Digital Entertainment, Disney Interactive and Activision. At Paramount Digital Entertainment, Isaacs gained a reputation as a leader as she grew and extended the company’s world-class media brands into areas such as video games, consumer products and mobile publishing on a global basis. Isaacs is pleased to continue her relationship with Paramount Digital Entertainment as a client of Allied Red.
Allied Red’s first executive hires include Laurie Windrow as Vice President, Licensing and Marc Berman as Senior Manager, Finance and Operations. Windrow was most recently at Mega Brands, where she oversaw global licensing and managed the company’s media and entertainment relationships. Previously she was Senior Vice President, Marketing&Licensing at 4Kids Entertainment, where she was responsible for the global strategy behind Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, among other properties. Berman was previously with Take-Two Interactive Software, managing the finances for the company’s licensing and third-party game developer agreements.
About Allied Red
Allied Red is a brand management and licensing representation firm focused on the entertainment, interactive gaming and consumer brand industries. Allied Red specializes in delivering merchandising programs and cross-platform promotional games and applications for marketing purposes.
For more information you may visit http://www.alliedred.com.
About Allied Integrated Marketing
Allied Integrated Marketing is a full service, integrated marketing firm focused on the entertainment industry and consumer brands and specializing in delivering targeted programs on a local, regional or national basis.
The firm has 22 offices in the US and Canada making it the largest privately held company of its kind in North America, with a management team comprised of creative, advertising, publicity and promotions specialists witha great depth of knowledge and industry experience from entertainment, media and consumer brand industries.
For more information you may visit http://www.alliedim.com.
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