Wright's arrival means that incumbent MD Michael Gibson will move over to become chairman of the firm.
The new MD boasts experience in the toy and games industry having worked for Kenner Parker Tonka and Mattel, as well as a number of years in executive search and recruitment.
Meanwhile, Kate Armitage will be going on maternity leave this month and Rebecca Caine joins the team as marketing manager. Caine comes from BBC Worldwide where she was senior licensing executive.
Chairman Michael Gibson commented: "We are delighted to welcome Rebecca and Nick to Gibsons and very much look forward to working with them over the coming months."