Marvin’s Magic names Tom Hudson new commercial director

Marvin’s Magic has named former retail director, Tom Hudson as its new commercial director.

Hudson, who founded the distribution company Toy Buddy in 2015, will be amalgamating some of his existing assets and relationships within the Marvin’s Magic brand.

“I am incredibly excited to be working with Marvin and hit talented team again,” said Hudson.

“Marvin’s magic is an iconic global brand with over 30 years of promoting innovation within the toy industry. We are working on some incredible new projects which will further confirm our position as number one for magic.”

Prior to his time with Marvin’s Magic, Hudson worked as an actor, appearing in some of the UK’s most famous TV shows. He is best known for his role as Coronation Street’s Paul Clayton.

Following this, he began his career with Marvin’s Magic demonstrating in Hamleys, Regent Street, before ascending through the ranks. Working closely with Marvin Berglas, he assisted in the development of the award-winning Marvin’s iMagic.

Founder and managing director, Marvin Berglas, added: “Tom will be a great addition to our dynamic team and shares our passion and vision to further develop and drive the business.

“Teaming up with myself, our sales director Rakesh and the rest of our team, look out for more of those innovative Marvin’s products with that touch of magic.”

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@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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