Leadership Changes, Appointments at Juratoys US

Juratoys US, a division of the French toymaker Janod announced changes to the company’s sales and marketing departments.

Damien Crocker, formerly of Haba USA and Orb Factory, has joined Juratoys US as director of sales, focusing on the Janod and Kaloo Brands at specialty retail. He serves on the board of directors for the American Specialty Toy Retailer Association (ASTRA)

John Teuschler returns to the position of territory manager for the states of New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania. 

Robin Lehnert, formerly of Hape Toys, joined Juratoys US on January 1 as director of marketing. 

Juratoys US will show their new product lines at Toy Fair New York in booth No. 2217 from Feb. 16-19.

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James Zahn

James Zahn

James Zahn, AKA The Rock Father, is Editor-in-Chief of The Toy Book, a Senior Editor at The Toy Insider and The Pop Insider, and Editor of The Toy Report, The Toy Book‘s weekly industry newsletter. As a pop culture and toy industry expert, Zahn has appeared as a panelist and guest at events including Comic-Con International: San Diego (SDCC) Wizard World Chicago, and the ASTRA Marketplace & Academy. Zahn has more than 30 years of experience in the entertainment, retail, and publishing industries, and is frequently called upon to offer expert commentary for publications such as Forbes, Marketwatch, the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, USA Today, Reuters, the Washington Post, and more. James has appeared on History Channel’s Modern Marvels, was interviewed by Larry King and Anderson Cooper, and has been seen on Yahoo! Finance, CNN, CNBC, FOX Business, NBC, ABC, CBS, WGN, The CW, and more. Zahn joined the Adventure Media & Events family in 2016, initially serving as a member of the Parent Advisory Board after penning articles for the Netflix Stream Team, Fandango Family, PBS KIDS, Sprout Parents (now Universal Kids), PopSugar, and Chicago Parent. He eventually joined the company full time as a Senior Editor and moved up the ranks to Deputy Editor and Editor-in-Chief.