Max Rangel | Source: Spin Master/The Toy Book

Spin Master Corp. is looking to expand its board of directors this spring.

The company nominated former TD Bank Group President and CEO Ed Clark and Spin Master Global President and CEO Max Rangel to stand for election at its annual general meeting on May 6. Clark is on deck to join the board as deputy chair while Rangel will serve as a director.

“Ed is a legendary Canadian business leader with demonstrated experience of driving significant growth and stewarding large, successful companies,” says Spin Master Co-Founder Anton Rabie. “We are so privileged to have him join the board as deputy chair, bringing his deep business and governance experience to help guide Spin Master’s next phase of growth.”

Upon the election of Clark and Rangel, Spin Master’s board will include a dozen members, including Rabie and Co-Founder Ronnen Harary.

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“We are pleased to welcome both Ed and Max to the Board and are energized to work together to accelerate Spin Master’s growth and create long-term value for our shareholders,” says Harary. “We have a clearly defined vision for our future, we have full confidence in our strategy, and we see the tremendous potential of our three creative center encompassing toys, entertainment and digital games.”

Rabie’s current role is to drive Spin Master’s long-term vision and strategy while pursuing external partnerships and exploring mergers and acquisitions opportunities in addition to consulting on talent and culture. Harary is actively involved in the entertainment and digital games creative centers.

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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.