WOMEN OF THE YEAR 2016: Fiona Wright, LEGO UK

Wright has been in her current role of UK general manager at LEGO since January 1st 2013 and the last 12 months have seen her lead the world’s biggest toy firm to another raft of success stories.

These include the launch of LEGO Nexo Knights – a brand spanning toys, TV and apps, a smash-hit Star Wars: The Force Awakens range and the headline grabbing arrival of the LEGO Disney Minifigures.

The collection that has already topped the NPD charts in the UK, not to mention a raft of releases under LEGO’s Duplo and City brands.

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 Licensing.biz and ToyNews. Hutchins has worked his way up from Staff Writer to the position of Editor across the two titles, having spent almost eight years with both ToyNews and Licensing.biz, 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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