Jazwares expands footprint in Europe with new sales office in Paris

Jazwares has announced the opening of its new French office in Paris, as part of its global expansion plans.

The Paris location adds to the existing group of European offices in the UK, Germany and Holland, and is a reflection of the company’s current growth momentum.

The Paris office will have local sales staff to support the growing business in France and will be led by newly appointed Sales Director Vincent Vandamme (above).

He joins Jazwares after 18 years at The LEGO Group, most recently as Head of Field Sales, France. With more than 25 years of experience, servicing the most important customers and channels in France, Vincent brings extensive expertise and in-depth knowledge of the local French toy market.

Jonny Taylor, SVP, Europe, says: “We have meaningful direct to retail businesses in the UK, Ireland, Germany, Switzerland, Austria and the Benelux region. France is a critical business market in Europe and we are thrilled to have Vincent on board to lead the business. We now have the right commercial team and product ranges to drive exciting growth within the region. It’s time to take our business in France to the next level, another exciting step in the company’s journey.”

 

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About Tessa Clayton

A former Chief Sub of Red magazine, Tessa Clayton is the Digital Editor of Licensing.biz and ToyNews. As a freelance journalist she specialised in writing about parenting and family life, and has contributed to a wide variety of publications and websites including Tesco online, Mother & Baby, Livingetc, Junior, Boots Health & Beauty, Practical Parenting and babycentre.co.uk. Get in touch at tessa.clayton@biz-media.co.uk

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