Plum Play welcomes Lesley Whitehouse as product manager

Published on: 22nd June 2021

With over 20 years’ experience in the toy industry, Lesley will be responsible for facilitating the introduction of new items into the Plum Play portfolio.

Lesley Whitehouse

Plum Play has announced the appointment of Lesley Whitehouse as product manager. In her new role, Lesley will be responsible for introducing new items to the Plum portfolio, making sure that brand guidelines and ethics are maintained. She will also be working with other departments on new processes.

Lesley brings a wealth of experience to Plum Play, having spent over 16 years working for Toys R Us as lead buyer for Europe. Most recently, Lesley worked for Mothercare and the Entertainer as a senior buyer.

Lesley commented: “I am looking forward to working with the Plum family and team, which I have known for many years. It is an exciting time to join the business, with the new global expansion program we have in our sights. My experience and knowledge from the outdoor industry will be extremely valuable for further ventures”

Plum continues to grow the business both domestically and internationally through strong innovation in products and expansion into new and existing international markets.

Director of Product Development, Dave Woodman, added: “I am delighted to have Lesley on board as part of the team. With over 20 years of experience in the toy trade she is going to be a great asset to the business as we continue our growth in both the UK and international markets.”

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