HTI boosts pocket money team with three new appointments

Published on: 25th February 2019

Keiran Peoples rejoins the company as senior commercial manager, while Daniel McLoughlin and Mark Hewell further swell the ranks. 

L-R: Daniel McLoughlin, Marc Newell and Kieran Peoples.

HTI Group is strengthening its pocket money team with the appointment of three new members, all of which bring a wealth of great experience and skills. The pocket money area is a core category that continues to go from strength to strength, and these new recruits are eager to support this ambitious growth strategy.

Keiran Peoples re-joins HTI as senior commercial manager and will be responsible for driving pocket money sales, as well as assisting the divisional director with a number of commercial responsibilities. Keiran previously worked for HTI for 13 years and returns to the business with a further three years’ experience in the wider industry.

Daniel McLoughlin will be re-joining the business this month based in our Hong Kong office to attain responsibility of HTI’s Pocket Money supply chain and will take lead on facilitating and driving the delivery of numerous exciting category launches. Daniel has extensive experience within the toy industry and previously worked at HTI until 2015.
Marc Newell will bolster the UK-based design team, with over six years experience in graphic design and will add a much needed strong resource to the team as the pocket money area grows.

Colin Houlihan, HTI CEO, commented: “We’re delighted to welcome back some familiar faces, as well as a brand-new hire. We’ve already announced some really exciting brands within our Teamsterz category with Micro Motorz and now we’re looking ahead at further range developments and product innovations, which will keep the business closer to trends and innovation.”

HTI’s brands include Evo and Teamsterz as well as an extensive licensing portfolio of some of the biggest children’s brands, including L.O.L. Surprise!, Peppa Pig, Paw Patrol, PJ Masks and My Little Pony.


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