8th Wonder team continues expansion

Published on: 21st April 2021

Kathryn Dowson has joined the team as key account manager, as growth ambitions continue apace at 8th Wonder.

8th Wonder has continued to bolster its team, as the company continues to enjoy substantial growth across an expanding portfolio of licensed merchandise and own brands.

Kathryn is new to toys, having moved into the industry from the hospitality sector. She brings with her valuable experience in sales, as well as in depth knowledge of corporate social responsibility, having raised money for charities/community organisations, hosted events and been involved in fundraising.

Kathryn commented: “I’m very excited to joy the team and cant wait to get out and about and start to meet the toy trade face to face.”

Now in its 24th year as a business, 8th Wonder has entered 2021 with a host of new licensing deals in the pipeline to support the planned growth of the business. These include a partnership with Little Tikes in the role play market, Paddington for plush and wood, plus L.O.L. Surprise!, Minions, Jurassic World and Battersea.

Senior business and product development manager, Andrea Gornall, added: “I’m delighted to welcome Kathryn. The already strong 8th Wonder portfolio has been bolstered by our new licensed ranges, widening the remit of our sales team. It’s great to see the team expand, giving the company even more opportunity to grow.”

For enquiries and more information on 8th Wonder’s product ranges, readers can call 01942 829 811 or visit




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