Learning Resources names Michael Radzio its new head of sales

Learning Resources has named the former Goliath, Clementoni and Jumbo Games personality, Michael Radzio as its new head of sales, crediting him with a ‘wealth of knowledge and experience in the international toy market.

In his new role, Radzio will be responsible for developing and growing trade, retail and e-commerce accounts across Europe, the Middle East, Africa and India.

“I have been observing Learning Resources’ development for quite some time. It’s a great company with a professional team and excellent products which really deliver on their education-through-play promise,” said Radzio. “It’s a challenging role, but one which I’m excited to embrace and enhance with my knowledge and experience. I’m very much looking forward to it and to being part of the Learning Resources team in the UK.”

Meanwhile, Simon Tomlinson, currently head of marketing at Learning Resources, has seen his role expand to head of Amazon and Marketing in recent weeks. He is now responsible for managing and developing Amazon accounts for the business across Europe and India, while retaining ownership of Learning Resources EMEA marketing operations.

Commenting on Michael’s appointment and change of role for Simon, managing director of Learning Resources UK, Dennis Blackmore, said: “These recent appointments reflect the dynamic state of the market in which we operate, they are designed to maintain our strength in core education markets while pursuing major growth internationally and online.”

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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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