Jumbo strengthens sales and marketing team

Games and puzzles specialist welcomes brace of new hires to its UK office.

Games and puzzles specialist Jumbo has strengthened its sales and marketing team, welcoming two new hires at its UK office.

The company – which has a number of preschool lines in its portfolio – has appointed Mark Holland (above left) as national account manager.

Mark brings over 15 years of toy industry expertise to his Jumbo role, having held sales positions with toy companies such as Jaques of London, Carte Blanche Greetings and Wicked Vision.

Steve Washbourne, sales director at Jumbo, commented: “I would like to welcome Mark to the Jumbo team. He has a wealth of experience and knowledge and will be a great addition to our team and sales force.”

Meanwhile, Bryce Vernon (above right) has joined the marketing team and will be responsible for managing Jumbo’s growing digital platforms including websites and social media. He will also assist in both trade and consumer marketing strategies.

“Bryce has already proven himself to be a great addition to the Jumbo team since joining,” said Steven Russell, senior marketing executive at Jumbo. “Bryce has shown the drive and desire to continue our growth across our own-brands and licensed products.”

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