Bandai UK bolsters brand management team with double appointment

Bandai UK has appointed two new brand managers, welcoming Magali Clouzet and Priya Jadeja to the team to develop and drive brand strategies across all Bandai UK brands.

The pair’s remit will span the likes of Bananas, Dragon Ball, Thunderbirds Are Go, National Geographic and Foodie Surprise.

Jadeja (pictured top left) joins the team from Newell Brands where she headed up campaigns for leading stationery and crafting brands, including Sharpies and Elmers. Meanwhile, Clouzet (top right), who joins as senior brand manager, comes equipped with five years’ experience in the toy industry.

Clouzet recently held a brand management role with Flair, working on major brands such as Shopkins and Pikmi Pops.

“It’s an exciting time to be joining Bandai UK,” said Kirsty Mackenzie, marketing manager, Bandai UK.  “We’re celebrating the launch of some award-winning, innovative, and dynamic brands this year. As we move in to 2020 our portfolio continues to grow with an assortment of own IPs and strong, global licenses. 

“Priya and Magali bring a perfect mix of toy and iconic consumer brands experience and will be paramount in driving growth across all brands and ultimately the Bandai UK business.”

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