HTI appoints Nina-Jo Uttley as new product manager

UK toy manufacturer and distributor, HTI has appointed Nina-Jo Uttley to the role of product manager.

Uttley joins the firm from Vimto Soft Drinks where she held the position of brand manager and was responsible for the Levi Roots and Panda Soft Drinks brands.

In her new role, she will be responsible for the development and management of HTI’s boys’ toys ranges across a portfolio of licensed and own in-house brands.

“I am delighted to welcome Nina-Jo to the HTI product and marketing team,” said Alison Downie, HTI global licensing and brand director.

“With a strong background in developing products and bringing them to market she brings with her a wealth of brand management experience, knowledge and enthusiasm which will be invaluable in assisting HTI with its development and strategic marketing plans for future growth.”

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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@bizmedia.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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