Claire brings extensive experience in the licensing industry; her last position was as vice president of consumer products at Classic Media where she worked for seven years. During that time she worked on brands including Postman Pat and Where’s Wally. Prior to that, Claire also worked for Granada Ventures as head of licensing, and Disney as apparel category manager.
Claire said: “It’s a privilege to be joining Gemma who have such a fantastic reputation amongst the licensing community. I‘m looking forward to using my experience to develop and grow the business.”
Tim Rudd-Clarke, licensing director, commented: “I’m very pleased to announce that Claire Shaw has joined the Gemma licensing team, she will bring a wealth of experience to our business team and will strengthen our position as a leader and innovator in licensed greetings, party, and gift packing products.”