Paul is a marketing expert with a background of working with celebrities, global entertainment franchises and consumer brand leaders worldwide. He is also an accomplished deal maker with an emphasis on intellectual property licensing.
After a career in consumer brand marketing at Nestlé, L’Oréal, Mattel and Sega, Paul moved to Warner Bros. There he successfully launched the Harry Potter consumer products franchise in the UK and moved to Los Angeles when he was promoted to WB’s Head of Sales and Business Development. He worked on large, strategic deals for the Batman, Superman, Scooby Doo, Looney Tunes and Harry Potter franchises. At MGM Studios, Paul was Senior Vice President, Marketing and Promotions for the Consumer Products division. He focused on building and re-invigorating MGM’s massive library of IP and core franchises such as The Pink Panther, Rocky and Robocop.
Paul was Senior Vice President, Global Licensing, for Skechers USA and most recently was Brand Management and Licensing Agent at United Talent Agency where he managed Gwen Stefani’s Harajuku Lovers and L.A.M.B. fashion brands and the estates of Elizabeth Taylor, Bruce Lee and Frank Sinatra.