Creative and design company Bluebird Brands has hired a new national acount manager to its Manchester-based team.
Tracy Arnold joins the firm from Slemcka, where she developed the Antony Worrall Thompson Outdoor Living brand. She has also held roles at Collectible World Studios and Xystos - where she was responsible for Me To You figurines, Piggin, Pocket Dragon and Lost Dog - as well as working for many years in the promotional mug industry.
At Bluebird, Arnold will work with department stores, gift stores, garden centre chains, fashion retailers and mail order companies to introduce the firm's brands and promote its product range.
"We are delighted to have appointed Tracy to the role of national account manager," said Rachel Needs, brands and licensing director at Bluebird Studios. "She brings with her invaluable levels of expertise and experience and will be a very valuable asset as we continue to expand."