WOMEN OF THE YEAR 2016: Wendy Hill, Mattel

Hill has played a major role in the toy industry since she started at Mattel over a decade ago.

Throughout her time she has worked on Fisher-Price and Hot Wheels brands, and has reached her current position through her strong vision, tireless drive and can-do attitude.

Recent highlights include fuelling anticipation for this month’s launch of Mattel’s DC Super Hero Girls line, the success of the DC Super Friends range and building Mega Brands into a serious global force.

The ToyNews Women of the Year 2016 networking and awards event will take place at London’s Soho Hotel on July 21st, 2016. The winner of this year’s Woman of the Year Award will be selected from this year’s list of 30 outstanding individuals. Click here to book tickets to the Awards.

About Robert Hutchins

Robert Hutchins is the editor of ToyNews and its sister title, Licensing.biz. He has worked his way from Staff Writer to Editor across the two titles, having spent almost eight years with both and what now seems like a lifetime surrounded by toys. You can contact him by emailing robert.hutchins@biz-media.co.uk or calling him on 0203 143 8780 You can even follow him on Twitter @RobGHutchins if ranting is your thing...

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