Moose Toys appoints Steve Arkeveld as USA General Manager

Moose Toys has confirmed the appointment of Steve Arkeveld as USA General Manager.

Based in El Segundo, Steve will commence his new role on 2 May. He will be responsible for all facets of the US business including strategic planning and delivering commercial targets.

“Moose is not only an undisputed leader in innovation but also has a very fun and unique ‘family values’-based culture which was incredibly attractive to me,” says Steve. “The company’s recent growth has been remarkable, and the ever-expanding portfolio of award-winning products makes it a very exciting time for the business. I am very much looking forward joining the team.”

Originally from Canada, Steve has spent the last 16 years at Spin Master, where he held a wide variety of leadership roles across operations, supply chain, mergers and acquisitions, and most recently headed up their LA office.

“At Moose it’s all about getting the right people on the bus. Steve is not only a fantastic cultural fit but his incredible depth of skills and knowledge will help take our phenomenal USA team to even greater heights,” says Ronnie Frankowski , Chief Commercial Officer at Moose Toys. “We are excited to have Steve join our team. We know that his exceptional leadership qualities, ability to cultivate a strong workplace culture and his immense technical toolkit will help us accelerate delivering our company strategic plan. Plus, he’s simply an awesome person that we’ll all enjoy working alongside every day.”
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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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