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Sambro International appoints Paul Blackaby as new chief executive officer

The popular toy manufacturer and distributor, Sambro International Limited has appointed Paul Blackaby as its new chief executive officer, as he looks to “lead the team through its next stage of development.” Blackaby joined the Sambro business in February 2020 as chief financial officer, bringing with him many years of …

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Sambro eyes ‘period of accelerated growth’ following £13m funding from Barclays

Toy manufacturer and distributor Sambro International Ltd is assessing new growth opportunities after securing a £13m funding package with Barclays Bank. Despite the challenges imposed by the pandemic, the Manchester-based toys and licensed children’s products specialist achieved strong sales throughout 2020. It is now aiming to build on the momentum …

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Vivid’s Tony Hicks joins Sambro as new CEO

Sambro has appointed Tony Hicks to the role of chief executive officer. He will take up his role on 1 May, based at Sambro’s UK headquarters in Bury. Hicks has 25 years of experience delivering growth strategies for major business units across Europe, Asia and North America for market leading …

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