Triple appointment at Gibsons as firm eyes 2017 growth

Independent games and puzzles firm Gibsons has announced it is strengthening its team in 2017 with three new appointments.

Emily Charles joins Gibsons with years of product development experience in the gift and licensing industries, having previously held roles at Icon Live and Hot Pickle. Emily will be leading all of Gibsons’ future product development.

Ollie Wright will be supporting Sales Director, Nicki Gumbrell, and with both Toy and Spring Fair fast approaching, joins at a key time of the year.

Rishi Patel replaces Alex Gibbs in the role of Operations Assistant, and will provide support in the sourcing and supply of the company’s entire product range.

“We are thrilled to have Emily, Ollie and Rishi join our team at this busy and exciting time," comments Kate Gibson, MD. "With our gift and games ranges growing year on year, it’s great to have a fantastic team supporting our development. They will all be attending Toy Fair this year, so please do drop by our stand (E40) to say hello!”

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