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Alfred Kahn

Chairman and CEO of CraneKahn LLC / CEO, 4Kids Entertainment, Inc., Licensing Giant, Pokémon and Cabbage Patch Kids, Ninja Turtles

Chairman and CEO of CraneKahn LLC, Alfred has been responsible for many of the biggest hits in licensing including Cabbage Patch Kids, Pokémon, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and Yu-Gi-Oh! He is also credited for the marketing and licensing programs for other iconic brands such as Nintendo, Mario Bros, Zelda, Donkey Kong, James Bond, World Wrestling Federation, WCW, Monster Jam Monster Trucks, Xbox, and Polly Pocket. In June 2005, Kahn was inducted into the International Licensing Industry Merchandisers’ Association (LIMA) Murray Altschuler Licensing Hall of Fame. That very same year, Kahn was also inducted into the Kidscreen Hall of Fame.