Playmobil UK commercial director, Uffe Kloster, passes

Uffe Kloster, commercial director for Playmobil and Lechuza in the UK and Ireland passed away over the weekend.

Since joining the company in September 2013, Kloster worked with great commitment to help grow the business for its two brands with tireless effort and expertise.

‘We are deeply saddened by his sudden death,’ read a statement from Silke Heinrich, member of the executive board and Axel Schmitz, executive vice president of Europe.

‘We will sadly miss his great experience, profound advice and winning personality. Our sincere condolences and deep sympathy are with his family and especially his two children.

‘We shall never forget Uffe and honour his memory.’

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