(November 14, 2000 – Burbank, CA) - Karen Miller has joined Warner Bros. Consumer Products as Vice President of Property Acquisitions, it was announced today by Dan Romanelli, President, Worldwide Warner Bros. Consumer Products. Reporting directly to Romanelli, Miller will provide focus and leadership in identifying and analyzing potential properties for development, which Warner Bros. Consumer Products can then build into worldwide licensing and merchandising franchises. “We are delighted that Karen has joined our highly successful and experienced business team,” said Dan Romanelli. “With an entertainment background and a wealth of knowledge and skill, she will be integral in further developing our consumer products businesses and identifying new properties that can grow to be valuable assets for the company in the future.” In her new role, Miller will create detailed analyses of children’s books, television shows and video games to determine their potential for brand development. Additionally, she will be responsible for reviewing or acquiring options for animation properties and for acquisition and development of publishing, television, interactive or feature film properties that have consumer products potential. With a proven track record in production, Miller has been with Warner Bros. as a part of Miller-Boyett-Warren Productions for 13 years, where she produced primetime television situation comedies for the WB Network including “Oblongs,” “Baby Blues” and “Kirk.” Miller’s experience also includes production work on such popular Warner Bros. television shows as “Full House,” “Family Matters,” “Perfect Strangers” and “Step By Step.” She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Television and Broadcast Management. Warner Bros. Consumer Products, a division of Warner Bros., a Time Warner Entertainment Company, L.P., is one of the leading and most diversified licensing and retail merchandising organizations which includes a vast library of intellectual properties and the Warner Bros. Studio Stores, including wbstore.com, our e-commerce website. With over 3,700 licensees, Warner Bros. Consumer Products licenses the rights to names, likenesses and logos for a variety of entertainment properties, categories, and Warner Bros. icons that include Looney Tunes, Batman, Superman, Scooby-Doo, The Wizard of Oz, Friends, ER, and its newest member, Harry Potter.
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