The appointments strengthen The Toy Foundation’s efforts to serve and support more children locally and around the world.
The Toy Foundation (TTF) has welcomed four new members to its Board of Trustees to help further its philanthropic mission to serve and support children locally and around the world. The Board is comprised of 20 industry professionals and continues to be led by Chair Andrew Weiner.
Jamie Cygielman, general manager of American Girl, joins TTF’s Executive Committee and as chair of the Brand and Communications Committee. She brings 30 years of experience where she has developed, managed and grown global businesses across fashion, beauty, entertainment, and toy categories.
Bryony Bouyer leads Hasbro’s global Diversity, Equity and Inclusion strategy and joins TTF’s Diversity and Inclusion Committee and Program Grants Committee where she will bring her leadership experience and business acumen to cultivate a successful and sustainable foundation of the future.
Manuel (Manny) Grace joins TTF’s Children’s Hospital Committee and Diversity & Inclusion Committee. He is currently associate general counsel to The Walt Disney Company, as well as head of the Environmental, Health and Safety practice group, where his focus is on product liability, environmental compliance, and occupational safety.
Aaron Muderick, founder and president of Crazy Aaron’s, joins TTF’s Children’s Hospital Committee and is also the chair on The Toy Association’s Board of Directors.
“We welcome Jamie Cygielman, Bryony Bouyer, Manny Grace and Aaron Muderick to The Toy Foundation’s Board of Trustees,” said Andrew Weiner. “As we look to expand the Foundation’s impact for the benefit of children and serve as a uniting force for the industry’s collective philanthropy, each of these individuals bring a unique and impressive skillset that will help us in fulfilling the mission.”
Pamela Mastrota, executive director of TTF, said: “We are strengthening The Toy Foundation’s efforts to serve and support more children locally and around the world. The incredible talents from this group will be greatly utilised, from guiding strategic partnerships, to building effective programming and communicating our efforts to the industry and wider community.”