LeapFrog has expanded its commercial team with the appointment of Gary Hughes as national account manager.
Gary joins the company to help drive business with major retailers across the company’s portfolio of products. He will be responsible for maintaining relationships and maximising revenue opportunities across some of LeapFrog’s largest and most strategic accounts.
Gary joins LeapFrog from Igloo Books, where he worked as a national account manager for major retailers in the UK and Ireland. Prior to this, he held account and sales manager roles at Pedigree Books and Palmer and Harvey.
“It’s great to welcome Gary to the team – despite all the changes, the brand has had a great year and we are looking forward to a fantastic 2017,” said UK MD, Sally Walker. “Gary’s extensive experience means that he has already hit the ground running and is focused on the success of the LeapFrog brand.”
Gary added: “The toy industry is constantly evolving and I’ve always admired LeapFrog, firstly as a consumer but also in business, with its ability to keep up and deliver innovative products that teach really important skills. I am delighted to now be a part of the team and I’m already deep into preview season. It’s so exciting and I’m really looking forward to partnering with our retail partners to grow our businesses and unlock new opportunities for LeapFrog.”