University Games announces the retirement of Mike Brighty

University Games has announced that Mike Brighty, Sr. Vice President of International Sales, retired from University Games and the toy industry in October 2021.

Brighty has been a mainstay on the UK toy industry scene since joining Hasbro in 1989. His career took him to international stints with Hasbro as well as Jakks and Toy Lobster. From 2006-2014 Mike served as the Head of International Sales for Colorific where he established the Australian company in Europe, the US, Canada and more than two dozen other international markets.

In 2015 he became the first Vice President of International Sales for University Games. At University Games, Mike had a leadership role serving on the Board of Directors and building the international business for the Company.

The Company is currently commencing a search for a new head of international to fill Mike’s shoes.

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