Iconix Brand Group, Inc. Appoints Leigh Anne Brodsky To Managing Director of Peanuts Worldwide And Iconix Entertainment

 Iconix Brand Group, Inc. Appoints Leigh Anne Brodsky To Managing Director of
                  Peanuts Worldwide And Iconix Entertainment

PR Newswire

NEW YORK, Jan. 7, 2013

NEW YORK, Jan.7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Iconix Brand Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: ICON)
today announced it has appointed Leigh Anne Brodsky to the position of
Managing Director of Peanuts Worldwide, a joint venture with Charles M. Schulz
Creative Associates. In her new role, which is effective immediately, Brodsky
will oversee the global business for the Peanuts property, including the
launch of the recently announced 2015 feature film from Twentieth Century Fox
and Blue Sky Studios. She will also oversee and develop the Iconix
Entertainment division as well as seek out properties for the Company's
growing portfolio of brands.

"Leigh Anne is a highly regarded strategic thinker, with a track record in
identifying and developing entertainment properties and delivering impeccable
results," said Neil Cole, President and Chairman of Iconix Brand Group. "As we
continue to build our global Peanuts business, her experience and leadership
will be invaluable. We also believe she can successfully build a stable of
entertainment based properties with potential new revenue streams that will
expand our business."

A licensing professional for more than 20 years, Brodsky is well known for her
role as President at Nickelodeon Consumer Products, where she built the
division into the world's number-one TV-based licensing business. Those
properties included SpongeBob SquarePants, Dora The Explorer, Blue's Clues,
Comedy Central's South Park, and MTV's Jersey Shore, as well as several
strategic acquisitions that she initiated such as Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
and Beatrix Potter. Earlier in her career, she worked with such iconic
entertainment properties as Saturday Night Live, Lassie and Garfield. Brodsky
has been recognized by the industry for her leadership and expertise and in
2011 was selected for induction into the International Licensing Industry
Merchandisers' Association's (LIMA) Hall of Fame, which honors a very select
group of licensing veterans who have made unique and outstanding contributions
to the business. Most recently, she has been an acting member of the Board of
Directors at Jakks Pacific, a Board Member of the Children's Brain Tumor
Foundation and President of L.A.B Licensing and Branding, a global consulting
group dedicated to identifying consumer-led, innovative business opportunities
for its clients in the areas of branding, strategic planning, programming,
production, marketing, and consumer products.

"I'm excited to take a leadership role with the beloved cast of Peanuts once
again," said Brodsky, who previously worked on the property as an executive
with United Media Enterprises. "I'm also delighted to work with Neil Cole and
the Iconix team to build upon their powerful portfolio of global brands."

PEANUTS Worldwide

The PEANUTS characters and related intellectual property are owned by Peanuts
Worldwide LLC, a joint venture owned 80% by Iconix Brand Group, Inc. and 20%
by members of the Charles M. Schulz family. Iconix Brand Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:
ICON) owns, licenses and markets a growing portfolio of consumer brands
including CANDIE'S (R), BONGO (R), BADGLEY MISCHKA (R), JOE BOXER (R), RAMPAGE
(R), MUDD (R), MOSSIMO (R), LONDON FOG (R), OCEAN PACIFIC (R), DANSKIN (R),
ROCAWEAR (R), CANNON (R), ROYAL VELVET (R), FIELDCREST (R), CHARISMA (R),
STARTER (R), WAVERLY (R), ZOO YORK (R), and SHARPER IMAGE (R). In addition,
Iconix owns interests in the ARTFUL DODGER (R), ECKO (R), MARC ECKO (R), ED
HARDY (R) MATERIAL GIRL (R), PEANUTS (R), and TRUTH OR DARE brands. The
Company licenses its brands to a network of leading retailers and
manufacturers that touch every major segment of retail distribution from the
luxury market to the mass market in both the U.S. and worldwide. Through its
in-house business development, merchandising, advertising and public relations
departments Iconix manages its brands to drive greater consumer awareness and
equity.

CONTACT:
Melissa Menta
mmenta@peanuts.com
212-293-8506

SOURCE Iconix Brand Group, Inc.

Website: http://iconixbrand.com/