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Uffe Kloster, Playmobil UK commercial director, passes away

Published on: December 1st, 2017

Uffe joined Playmobil in September 2013, and had a huge role in the company’s growth and success. 

It is with great sadness that Playmobil announces the passing of Uffe Kloster, commercial director for Playmobil and Lechuza in the United Kingdom and Ireland. Uffe passed away over the weekend, and those at Playmobil, and across the toy industry at large, are deeply saddened by his sudden death.

Since joining the company in September 2013, Uffe worked with great commitment towards Playmobil, and helped to grow the business for its two brands with tireless effort and expertise. Uffe’s colleagues greatly miss his experience, profound advice and winning personality.

Silke Heinrich, member of executive board, and Axel Schmitz, executive vice president Europe, commented: “Our sincere condolences and deep sympathy are with his family, and especially his two children. We shall never forget Uffe and will honour his memory.

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