Interplay UK welcomes swathe of new hires as it gears for continued growth and success

Interplay UK has detailed a swathe of new hires and a promotion across its sales, marketing, finance, and operations departments as the company supports its ongoing strategy to increase marketing activity, competitiveness, and distribution.

New recruits include the former Spin Master executive, Mark Murray who has joined as UK sales manager, Jenny Hodges who brings experience from LEGO and Schleich to her new role as national account manager, and Alison Clapcott, who joins as sales administrator.

Meanwhile, and in recognition of her continued success, Karen Patterson has been promoted to the role of national accounts manager. 

Elsewhere, and Justin Clasby, formerly at Hasbro, LEGO and Re-Creation, joins as senior marketing manager and due to the impending retirement of Barry Hine, who has been with Interplay since the early days, Matthew Kirsch, formerly of University Games, takes the role as finance director.

Interplay will also benefit from Graham Jacobs extensive logistics experience, as he has joined as the new operations manager. 

Adrian Whyles, MD, Interplay UK, said: “We wish Barry Hine, our outgoing finance director, a long and healthy retirement. He has been a major part of Interplay’s successful growth over the years. We are also delighted to welcome the new members into our fantastic team.

“We have high-quality, professional staff in place across every department to support the continuous growth and exciting plans we have for sustained expansion of the business going into 2021 and beyond.”

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