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Goliath Group appoints new president, North America

Published on: 7th November 2022

Industry veteran Brian Weiss joins Goliath from Moose Toys, where he was a member of the Global Management Team.

Goliath Group, a family-owned global toy company, has appointed toy industry veteran Brian Weiss as its new president of North America. Brian started his tenure at Goliath Group on 1st November and is focused on expanding and accelerating business growth in the US and Canada.

“Following a rigorous search process, Brian’s credentials were far and away the strongest for the role that we were looking to fill, and his experience in the toy industry aligns perfectly with our vision to expand further into that category,” said Jochanan Golad, CEO of Goliath Group. “With well over two decades of high-level experience in the toy industry and a track record of strong leadership, Brian is highly qualified to lead the North America team to a successful future. In addition, his industry insights will play an integral role as we continue to drive success for our core brands and innovate our world-class portfolio.”

“As I transition into my new role as president of North America at Goliath Group, I am grateful to be joining an incredibly innovative and collaborative team that loves what they do,” commented Brian. “I look forward to complementing Goliath’s robust game offering with an equally impressive toy line. All our products have one simple goal, to bring smiles to faces of all ages. We have been creating smiles for over 30 years, and we have only just begun.”

Brian holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Applied Economics and Business Management and joins Goliath Group with over 23 years’ executive experience within the toy industry. Most recently, he held the title of senior vice president at Moose Toys. In addition, he has held other executive leadership positions at Jakks Pacific and Impact Sales & Marketing.

Goliath remains a family-owned business, founded in 1980 by Adi Golad and is now being led by his son, Jochanan Golad.

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