Firebox, the online gifts and gadgets retailer turned distributor, has hired Dan Thomas as head of trade sales. He joins from the DVD publisher Go Entertainment.
Thomas will focus on building exclusive and own-brand lines as he develops Firebox's international wholesale operation.
Thomas has over 20 years of experience in sales and previously worked for the outdoor toys firm Telstar Leisure as well as Entertainment UK.
Speaking about his appointment Dan Thomas, head of trade sales at Firebox, said: "My ultimate goal is to turn Firebox into a one stop wholesale destination for like-minded companies around the world. The opportunities are literally endless – it's an extremely exciting proposition."
Paul Zimmerman, CEO of Firebox, said: "We're hugely excited that Dan has joined the Firebox family – his sales experience is invaluable to our business and we are looking forward to seeing him grow trade sales both here in the UK and abroad."