Golden Bear’s Katherine Pierce embarking on new venture

Published on: 12th May 2017

Company’s senior licensing and marketing manager will be leaving at the end of May.

Katherine PierceKatherine will be pursuing business interests outside of the toy and licensing industry.

Katherine commented: “I’ve enjoyed being part of the Golden Bear team, and working within the toy trade, but I’m excited to move on to a new venture.”

Barry Hughes, managing director of Golden Bear, added: “Katherine has been a great asset to the Golden Bear team. She has been instrumental in driving our licensing strategy and acquisitions as well as developing our marketing team during her time with us, and we wish her all the best for the future.”

The Golden Bear Marketing Team will see Rachel Field, consumer marketing manager, return from maternity leave in June. Kathy Lesser, who has been covering Rachel’s position, will step into her new role as trade marketing manager. The team is completed by digital marketing executive, Oliver Hales. In the immediate future, licensing will be managed by Barry Hughes, managing director and Christine Nicholls, vice chairman and director of product development.


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