Caroline Brotherton has retired after 20 years at the company.
With her fiancé Wallace at her side, Caroline plans to use her retirement present, a motor home, which is a personal gift from the Grossmans, to travel.
Caroline commented: “I have had 20 years doing my dream job; I’ve absolutely loved working in this business with Martin, Eli and everyone at Grossman. Grossman is an extension of my family and there is no doubt I will miss everyone very much. Martin and I were the Ying and Yang of the business, with different ways of working and a totally different idea of what was a priority, but that difference in personalities and skills combined to make a really successful team. I had always planned to retire early and pursue my many hobbies including cycling, hill walking, swimming, ice-skating and all the other outdoor activities that I enjoy – whilst I am still young enough to make the most of them!”
Martin Grossman commented: “Of course it’s sad to see Caroline retire from the company and we wish her nothing but the best. I still believe that she will be back in harness within six months to a year. Seriously, it’s with great joy that we see her embarking on this next stage of her life. She has shown unwavering loyalty over the years through good times and the not so good times. Caroline has the respect and loyalty of everyone inside the company and many people in the toy industry – we all think the world of her.”