Gibsons welcomes a brace of new appointments as the firm sees accelerated growth through 2020

The British independent games and puzzles company, Gibsons, has welcomed a brace of new members to the team, following a period of steady growth that has been accelerated by a nation turning to games and puzzles during lockdown. Gibsons has appointed three new full-time members and two maternity covers.

Savannah Davenport and Avina Jayram join the team into the new roles of customer services, website and social executive and assistant accountant. Davenport’s role is primarily focused on customer service for the Gibsons website as well as providing social media support. Meanwhile, Jayram will assist with financial reporting commitments, as well as developing new processes and efficiencies as the business continues to expand. 

Ravinder Rai, has been appointed as operations manager and brings with her a wealth of experience working with major retailers, including Amazon. 

Elsewhere, Zoe Walsh joins the team as junior international account manager to cover for head of international sales, Alice Tournaire, as she goes on maternity leave. Walsh brings experience from her previous role at Talking Tables where she was account support for UK and Ireland and will build and maintain relationships with retailers overseas. 

Gibsons’ product development manager, Emily Charles, is also going on maternity leave. Covering her role will be Emma Kilby, also joining from Talking Tables, who has been appointed to manage the development of new puzzles and games over the coming year. 

Gibsons’ managing director, Kate Gibson, said: “We are delighted to welcome Ravinder, Savannah, Zoe, Emma, and Avina to the Gibsons team and are excited to see the business develop further over the coming months.”

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