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Spin Master appoints David Voss as executive vice president

Published on: 14th December 2023

Spin Master is welcoming David Voss as an executive vice president to lead the creation of top product development and manufacturing strategies.

Spin Master

Spin Master has announced the appointment of David Voss as executive vice president, Global Toy Design and Development. The newly created role builds on Spin Master’s commitment to creating disruptive play experiences and highlights plans to reinvigorate toy innovation and elevate design for continued growth within the industry.

David will oversee the co-creation of a best-in-class product development vision and manufacturing strategy, while overseeing all inventor relations, advanced concepts, design, engineering, visual branding and packaging, reporting to global president and CEO, Max Rangel.

“David has worked within every aspect of the kids’ entertainment businesses and brings an immense understanding of breakthrough product design and development for world-renowned franchises and brands,” commented Max Rangel. “We are excited to have him join Spin Master to supercharge our innovation and continue to build on our legacy of creating magical play experiences and “wow” moments for children globally.”

David has been immersed in the play and entertainment business for more than 20 years. Most recently, he served as senior vice president of Global Product Design, Consumer Products and Parks & Retail at Comcast NBC Universal where he oversaw a global team of product developers for toys, hardlines and publishing. During his career, he has managed many of the toy industry’s most recognised and beloved brands including Hot Wheels, Nerf, Toy Story, WWE and Barbie entertainment. He also has deep experience bridging show to shelf having collaborated with revered storytellers including Warner Brothers, Pixar, Disney, Dream Works and Cartoon Network.

“My entire career, I’ve focused on a single mission, which is to spark imagination and inspire play,” added David. “This opportunity to work with the talented team at Spin Master brings together many of my passions from disruptive innovation and cutting-edge design to ultimately inspire kids and create meaningful play moments for iconic brands both new and evergreen.”

David will be based in Spin Master’s LA office and will begin in January 2024.

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