EPOCH Making Toys bolsters sales team

EPOCH Making Toys has bolstered its sales team following +58% overall growth in 2016 as the company marks the UK 30th anniversary of Sylvanian Families and refreshes its overall marketing strategy for arts and craft brand, Aquabeads.

Jon Ward joins EPOCH making toys as National Account Manager. Jon brings a wealth of toy industry experience having spent over 20 years working for companies such as K’Nex, Flair and Trends. 

“I am thrilled to be working on such an iconic brand as Sylvanian Families together with the fast-growing Aquabeads range," Jon commented. "I am looking forward to using my industry knowledge and experience to deliver excellent results during this important year for EPOCH.”

Caroline Wilkinson has been promoted to Field Sales Manager, having been EPOCH’s Territory Manager for the North since December 2014.

Zoe Godsmark joins the company as Territory Manager for the South East bringing with her sales experience within the toy industry.

EPOCH has confirmed plans to continue to invest heavily in the two core brands Sylvanian Families and Aquabeads including refreshed packaging, seasonal TV advertising, permanent in-store displays, mascot appearances, PR and consumer events. 

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