Spin Master Corp. Announces Appointment of Laura Clunie to Vice-President, Entertainment

TORONTO, Aug. 6, 2015 /CNW/ - Spin Master Entertainment (SME), a division of Spin Master Corp. – a leading global children's entertainment company, is very pleased to announce the appointment of Laura Clunie to the role of Vice-President, Entertainment.

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Effective immediately, Clunie who has been occupying the role of VP Girls and Preschool since February, will now spearhead all SME's business including creation, acquisitions, development, production, financing, distribution and newly launched digital platform, SpindoTV. 

Previously, at eOne Family, Clunie was VP of Creative Affairs and lead all creative initiatives for the group working across global hits such as Peppa Pig and Ben and Holly's Little Kingdom. Prior to that, she was Producer for Chorion Ltd (now Silvergate Media) working across brand heavyweights such as Noddy, the Famous Five, Mr Men and Olivia.

Clunie is based out of Spin Master's Toronto office and will work closely with Ronnen Harary, Co-CEO and Co-Founder.

About Spin Master Corp.

Spin Master is a leading global children's entertainment company that creates, designs, manufactures and markets a diversified portfolio of innovative toys, games, products and entertainment properties. Spin Master is best known for award-winning brands including Bakugan Battle Brawlers™, Air Hogs®, Spin Master Games™ and the 2015 Toy of the Year, Zoomer™ Dino. Since 2005, Spin Master has received 58 TIA Toy of The Year (TOTY) nominations with 14 wins across a variety of product categories. Spin Master has been recognized with 11 TOTY nominations for Innovative Toy of the Year, more than any of its competitors. Spin Master is among a limited number of companies that not only develop and produce global entertainment properties, characters and content, but also monetize that content through the creation, sale and licensing of products. To date, Spin Master has produced five television series, including 2007 hit series Bakugan and its current hit PAW Patrol, which is broadcast in over 160 countries and territories globally. Spin Master employs over 850 people globally with offices in Canada, United States, France, Italy, United Kingdom, Bratislava, Germany, Holland, Mexico, China, Hong Kong and Japan.

SOURCE Spin Master

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For further information: Tara Tucker, Vice President, Global Marketing Communications, Spin Master Ltd., tarat@spinmaster.com


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