MEGA Brands appoints Peter Ferrante as CFO - Alain Tanguay resigns from Corporation



    MONTREAL, Sept. 9 /CNW Telbec/ - (TSX: MB) announced today the
appointment of Peter Ferrante as Chief Financial Officer. Ferrante, a
Chartered Accountant, is currently the Corporation's Vice-President, Finance.
He succeeds Alain Tanguay, who is leaving the Corporation for personal
reasons.
    "Peter has been a key member of our finance staff for nearly 10 years and
is highly qualified to assume the position of CFO," stated Marc Bertrand,
President and Chief Executive Officer. "Given his intimate knowledge of the
Corporation's business and financial affairs, this will be a smooth transition
for all stakeholders."
    Bertrand also acknowledged Tanguay's contribution. "Alain served the
Corporation with dedication and professionalism for over a decade and we wish
him well in his future endeavors."

    About MEGA Brands

    MEGA Brands is a trusted family of leading global brands in construction
toys, games & puzzles, arts & crafts and stationery. We offer engaging
creative experiences for children and families through innovative,
well-designed, affordable and high-quality products that deliver on our
Creativity to the Rescue promise. For more information, please visit
http://www.megabrands.com.
    The MEGA logo, Creativity to the Rescue, MEGA BLOKS, ROSE ART, BOARD
DUDES and MAGNEXT are trademarks of MEGA Brands Inc. or its affiliates.
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For further information:

For further information: Analysts and investors: Eric Laniel, (514)
333-5555, ext. 2620, elaniel@megabrands.com

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