Crane hooks Elmer

Popular former Youngsters MD Keith Elmer is joining John Crane as sales and marketing director, following his brief stint at Tomy. 
Publish date:

Elmer will join the firm at the beginning of April. The move means that present sales and marketing director, Anthony King, will become finance director.

Eponymous managing director John Crane said: “Keith’s joining will help sustain the steady growth that the company has enjoyed over the last decade, as well as bringing experience and new ideas to the team. It will also enable the members of the Board to concentrate on more specific areas of responsibility which is part of the company’s long term plan.”

Elmer added: "Having had a close association with John Crane Ltd since its formation in 1984, I am thrilled at the prospect of working closely with John and Anthony on the development of such strong brands as Pintoy, TOLO and Branching Out.”



Win John Crane stock

John Crane is offering retailers the chance to win £420 worth of pre-school toy stock from its latest Pintoy range in this month's exclusive ToyNews competition.

Featured Jobs


Marketing Director UK

Gameplan I Southeast of England I Salary: Competitive I Date Published Monday 7th January 2019

Rainbow logo landscape_home of classic Final

Product Manager

Rainbow Designs Ltd I Olympia, London I Salary: Competitive I Date Published Wednesday 16th January 2019