New marketing manager joins Epoch

Published on: 22nd July 2022

Matt Shaw will lead the UK marketing function across Epoch Making Toys’ three brands: Sylvanian Families, Aquabeads and Epoch Games.

Matt Shaw

Epoch Making Toys has announced the appointment of new marketing manager, Matt Shaw. Matt officially took up his new position at the company on 20th July and brings with him a wealth of experience following 15 years in the industry, including roles at The Walt Disney Company, Twentieth Century Fox, Warner Bros., VTech Electronics and most recently Paramount, where he was head of marketing.

Matt’s role will see him take responsibility for leading the UK marketing function across Sylvanian Families, Aquabeads and Epoch Games, which features Super Mario Games. Matt will help to drive continued growth plans while supporting the wider and recently expanded marketing team.

Epoch Making Toys’ commercial director, John Briggs, commented: “As we have expanded our marketing team, we welcome Matt into the Epoch family. With his knowledge and diverse experience, we look forward to him taking the reins and future proofing our brands, bringing innovation to our planning and, importantly, enabling the whole marketing team to realize its and our ideas.”

Earlier this year, Epoch handed its entire communications remit to Playtime PR; with the agency handling all B2B and consumer PR, media relations, social media strategy and management, and influencer outreach across Epoch making toys’ portfolio of brands.

For more information about Epoch contact or telephone 0208 049 1377.


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