DHX Brands bolsters team with four key appointments

DHX Brands has boosted its UK team with for new appointments in its London office.

Debbie Walker has been named brand manager, where she will lead brand and marketing initiatives in the UK for pre-school properties Twirlywoos and In the Night Garden.

Cheryl Brock has been appointed to the position as design manager in the creative services team. In her new role, Brock will help maintain a growing DHX Brands portfolio and launch new titles.

Elsewhere, Alessia Foster takes on the role of head of product development, and brings a wealth of experience in leading the development of products through licensing and live events and attractions programmes to the position.

Lastly, Holly Taylor is joining as product development manager with a focus on apparel and soft lines development.

“These appointments, in newly created roles, underscore our commitment to growing the consumer presence of our brands globally and highlight the increasing strength of DHX Brands in the marketplace,” said Peter Byrne, EVP of DHX Brands.

“Debbie, Cheryl, Alessia and Holly join an existing talented and experienced team and we are delighted to add their respective skills and expertise to our business.”

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