Warner Bros. Consumer Products Names VP, Retail Business Dev.

Shari Black has been appointed VP of retail business development for Warner Bros. Consumer Products. Reporting to SR. VP of retail business development Patrick Connor, Black will oversee the mass merchant retail accounts, including Wal-Mart, Kmart and Target Corp.

Black joins Warner Bros. after a seven-year tenure at Disney Consumer Products, where she served as director of retail sales and marketing. Prior to that, the University of Arkansas grad served as a marketing and promotions manager for mass retailers like Dillard’s Department Stores and Wal-Mart.