David Martin steps into Managing Director role at Posh Paws Intl.

Jack Ridsdale

By Jack Ridsdale

May 22nd 2017 at 9:37AM
UPDATED May 23rd 2017 at 11:48AM
David Martin steps into Managing Director role at Posh Paws Intl.

Martin joins the plush toys firm following the departure of Barry Groves.

Posh Paws International has announced the appointment of a new MD in the form of David Martin, a toy industry veteran with a wealth of experience at Crayola, KD Group and, most recently, Funrise

This appointment follows the departure of Barry Groves who left the position of MD at the company at the end of last year. Martin will commence duties towards the end of July.

Speaking of the appointment, owner of Posh Paws International and Whitehouse Leisure, Phil Setter, said, “We’re delighted to welcome David to Posh Paws and I’m confident his experience in the toy space will serve him well as he seeks to grow the company in new territories and retail spaces.”

“Joining Posh Paws is an exciting opportunity for me and I’m looking forward to working alongside an incredibly driven and passionate team of people, who are absolutely focused on creating and delivering the very best plush product on the market,” added David Martin.

As part of the team changes at Posh Paws International and having excelled herself as Group Brand Manager, Lauren Shipman has been promoted to the role of brand and marketing director.