University Games to combine UK operations with Paul Lamond

Published on: 3rd January 2019

University Games is excited to announce that it is combining its UK operations with Paul Lamond Games in 2019. 

In celebration of the company’s 34th Anniversary, it was also announced that Richard Wells will become the managing director of the merged University Games UK business, effective from 1st April 2019.

From 1st February, sales to independent stores will be managed by the Paul Lamond Games sales force for all University Games products. For independent retailer accounts, all orders can be placed for shipment from one facility with a single free carriage rate.

Bob Moog, president of University Games Corporation, commented: “This is a great opportunity for University Games UK and it will give Paul Lamond’s extensive independent account base an easy way to order and stock the University Games line as part of their product range.”

Richard Wells commented: “For our fantastic direct sales team, this provides a wonderful opportunity to offer our independent account base additional games brands, such as Googly Eyes, Pointless and Smart Ass. The University Games’ lines perfectly complement Paul Lamond’s comprehensive range.”

For National Accounts, Mark Jones will continue to represent Paul Lamond Games ranges, and Wendy Hicks will continue to represent University Games lines for the autumn/winter 2019 selection period.

In 2019, the new combined company is set to offer more than 30 new and exciting games, focused primarily in the pre-school and family games sectors.


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