Gifts Today magazine

Suzie goes over the Rainbow

Rainbow Designs appoints Suzie Howes as Head of Marketing and Licensing.

Suzie Howes brings more than 15 years' industry experience to the company.

Her former roles include Senior Brand Manager at Vivid Imaginations with responsibility for girl, tween and preschool properties as well as the launch of the world’s fast growing brand, Moshi Monsters.

Latterly Suzie was Head of Marketing at games company, Winning Moves and responsible for international family favourite games such as Monopoly and Top Trumps.

As Head of Marketing and Licensing Suzie will be fully responsible for the creation and implementation of the company’s trade and consumer marketing strategies as well the development and coordination of Rainbow’s licensing function.

Suzie, who is based at Rainbow’s Hammersmith office, said: “I am really excited to have joined Rainbow and I am very much looking forward to developing the role and driving the business forward through both the licensing and marketing functions.”

Anthony Temple, Rainbow Designs' Managing Director is delighted to welcome Suzie to the team. He said: "Suzie brings a wealth of valuable direct toy and marketing experience to Rainbow, and it is fantastic that she has such a strong brand and marketing track record in the toy industry. It is an exciting time for Rainbow and I am thrilled to have Suzie on board to working alongside me and take our business to the next level.”

Rainbow Designs is one of the country's leading classic character soft toy and nursery companies with a prestigious license portfolio including My First Thomas & Friends, Peter Rabbit, Paddington Bear, Peppa Pig for Baby, Miffy, Guess How Much I Love You, The Snowman and The Snowdog, Shaun the Sheep, Elmer and The Very Hungry Caterpillar collections.

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