Gifts Today magazine

Gibsons announces three new appointments

Gibsons, the British, independent games and puzzles company, has started 2017 off with the appointment of three new members of the team: Emily Charles, Product Development Manager, Ollie Wright, Sales Executive and Rishi Patel, Operations Assistant.

Entering its fourth generation at the end of 2016 and having seen significant growth in the games and gift sector, the three new employees are joining Gibsons at a time of change and innovation. Two of the positions, Product Development Manager and Sales Executive, are brand new roles for the company.

Emily Charles joins Gibsons with years of product development experience in the gift and licensing industries, having previously held roles at Icon Live and Hot Pickle. Emily will be leading all of Gibsons’ future product development.

Ollie Wright will be supporting Sales Director, Nicki Gumbrell, and with both Toy and Spring Fair fast approaching, joins at a key time of the year.

Rishi Patel replaces Alex Gibbs in the role of Operations Assistant, and will provide support in the sourcing and supply of the company’s entire product range.

Kate Gibson, MD at Gibsons, comments: 'We are thrilled to have Emily, Ollie and Rishi join our team at this busy and exciting time. With our gift and games ranges growing year on year, it’s great to have a fantastic team supporting our development. They will all be attending Toy Fair this year, so please do drop by our stand (E40) to say hello!'

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