Golden Bear expands sales team

Experienced staff Lorna Bennett and Paul Mabbs join toy company.
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Golden Bear has expended its sales team with the appointment of two new members of staff.

Paul Mabbs becomes senior national account manager, while Lorna Bennett becomes national account manager.

Mabbs is experienced within the toy industry, having worked at VTech and in the younger children's sector. He will work on properties in the Golden Bear and GB Toys portfolio.

Bennett will cover Becky Matthews while she is on maternity leave. Bennett previously worked in the gifts industry on brands such as Wedgewood and Royal Doulton.

Golden Bear’s Commercial Director Barry Hughes said: “We are delighted to welcome Paul and Lorna to Golden Bear. We are confident that they will both help to drive the business forward next year. 

"2013 promises to be an exciting year for us with the introduction of new licences such as In the Night Garden, Dennis and Gnasher and Woolly & Tig, the roll out of Something Special and the further extension of our popular Go Mini, My First JCB and Bananas in Pyjamas brands, among others."

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