Spin Master appoints Kevin Glass to its board of directors

Spin Master has  appointed the former senior executive vice president and CFO of CIBC, Kevin Glass to its Board of Directors.

From 2011 to 2019, Glass was responsible for the financial strategy, oversight, reporting and planning, as well as the use of composition of the company’s balance sheet resources at CIBC. He is also a designated Chartered Professional Accountant and holds an MBA from the University of the Witwatersrant in South Africa.

“We are very fortunate to have Kevin join our Board,” said Anton Rabie, Spin Master’s chairman and co-CEO. “His deep experience and leadership in finance will be a tremendous asset to Spin Master. I am confident that he will make an immediate contribution, building value for our shareholders. ”

Spin Master is best known for award-winning brands PAW Patrol, Bakugan, Kinetic Sand, Air Hogs, Hatchimals and GUND, and is the toy licensee for a host of popular properties. Spin Master Entertainment creates and produces compelling multiplatform content, stories and endearing characters through its in-house studio and partnerships with outside creators, including the preschool success PAW Patrol and 10 other television series, which are distributed in more than 160 countries.

The Company has an established digital presence anchored by the Toca Boca and Sago Mini brands, which combined have more than 25 million monthly active users. With over 1,800 employees in 28 offices globally, Spin Master distributes products in more than 100 countries.

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