Robert Mann joins Munchkin

Popular industry figure returns to nursery sector as MD, Europe, Middle East and Africa.
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Robert Mann has joined infant and toddler specialist Munchkin, as its new managing director for Europe, Middle East and Africa.

Mann arrives at the firm - which is the parent company of UK-based Lindam - with a remit to lead growth and development in the EMEA region through sales, marketing and distribution.

He will be based in the company's UK office.

Mann most recently served as president EMEA at Toystate International. He was also president and CEO EMEA at Tomy Europe and international MD for RC2.

"Throughout my career in the nursery industry, I have had the privilege of cultivating my skills through associations with a broad range of leading organisations and manufacturers," Mann commented. "Moving forward, I welcome the opportunity to work with a progressive and forward thinking company like Munchkin, helping to build a strong foundation for the Munchkin and Lindam brands in the EMEA markets."

Margaret Hardin, president of Munchkin, added: "Robert's extensive industry experience and proven global successes in the consumer and retail space will play a strategic role in expanding Munchkin's position as a key player in the baby products category."

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