The company has appointed two new members to the team.
Following an outstanding reaction to Magformers at Toy Fair, John White and Richard Greenwood are now on board as national account manager (South) and area sales manager (South West) respectively.
John White joins Magformers after 12 years at Mattel, where he worked on numerous accounts including Smyths, Toys R Us, Toymaster, Fenwick Group, CostCo and a wide range of independent stores. He said: “This is an exciting time to be joining Magformers. It’s such a great product and I think we are in for a very busy, but fruitful, year.”
Richard Greenwood is a former national account manager with Revell and has also worked for companies including Dekkertoys, Pot Black and The First Years. He said: “This is a thrilling opportunity to help build a new and very exciting brand in the UK and establish Magformers as a leading toy supplier to the UK trade.”
Magformers UK managing director, David Kelly, commented: “I’m delighted to have John and Richard on board and I think they were blown away by the reaction we generated at ToyFair. They are two very experienced, very well-known industry professionals and in building our brand their knowledge, contacts and hard work is going to be vital. Not only will they be managing many key and national accounts but they will also be supporting many independent stores, especially Toymaster and Play-room members, to ensure we build solid trading partnerships through all channels.”