Source: Jakks Pacific/The Toy Book

Jakks Pacific has a new member on its board of directors.

Lori MacPherson, a longtime executive at The Walt Disney Co., joined the board this week.

“Ms. MacPherson brings to us over two decades of experience in entertainment and consumer products, which dovetails perfectly with our hands-on, customer-focused company,” says Stephen Berman, CEO, Jakks Pacific. “We expect to benefit from her insights into broad segments of the customer base for our wide array of products.”

MacPherson joined Disney in 1991 and served in a variety of roles across marketing, consumer products, and home entertainment. She most recently served as executive vice president, global product management for Walt Disney Studios.

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“I am very excited to join the board of Jakks Pacific, and look forward to working with my other board members and management in continuing to spearhead Jakks’ growth by reaching out to all segments of the consumer market for Jakks toys and games,” MacPherson says.

Jakks Pacific counts Disney among its numerous partners for toys across multiple categories.