Shari Mann is returning to Just Play for the first time in six years. | Source: Just Play/Toy Book

A toy industry veteran is returning to Just Play.

The toy company, which partners with Disney, Moonbug Entertainment, Nickelodeon, Sesame Workshop, and more, named Shari Mann its new Head of International. Mann has been in the industry for almost 20 years, starting her toy career in 2003 serving as International Sales Manager at Play Along under Just Play co-CEO Charlie Emby. In 2013, Mann joined the team at Just Play as Vice President of International Sales, where she helped develop the company’s global sales, marketing, and partnerships

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“I’m freshly inspired by the growth opportunities ahead, and look forward to spearheading Just Play’s international evolution, while continuing to deliver a high level of service to our customers and licensors,” Mann says.

Before returning to Just Play, Mann worked as Executive Vice President and General Manager of International at Capital Brands, part of the De’Longhi Group, where she pushed the post-acquisition expansion of NutriBullet to more than 20 countries.

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Ashley Pelletier

Ashley Pelletier

Ashley is assistant editor for The Toy Insider, The Pop Insider, and The Toy Book with a Master's in journalism from Quinnipiac University. When she isn’t writing her latest story, she is reading a fantasy novel or rewatching one of her three favorite TV shows over and over again. She’s also a big fan of showing people pictures of her two dogs and cat.