LOS ANGELES, Jan. 22, 2016 /CNW/ - Spin Master Studios, Inc., a division of Spin Master Corp. (TSX:TOY) – a leading global children's entertainment company – is pleased to announce the appointment of Simonetta Lulli Gómez as Vice President, Digital Marketing.
Effective January 2016, Mrs. Lulli Gómez will lead all marketing processes including acquisition, retention and monetization for Spin Master Studios, which creates and publishes world-class digital games and digital components that merge physical toys into connected play experiences.
"We're thrilled to bring Simonetta's expertise in online marketing to Spin Master Studios," said Ben Gadbois, President and Chief Operating Officer, Spin Master Ltd. "With her global perspective and track record in building children's properties, we're confident that her strategic approach will help to grow our presence in the interactive space."
Previously, Lulli Gómez was President, CEO, and Chairwoman of the Board at Woozworld – a virtual world and social network App/Web for preteens and teens. In this role she focused largely on organizing and implementing the growth strategy, monetization and marketing. Prior to that, she was SVP at Sulake, developers of Habbo, the biggest online virtual game for teens where she led global marketing, advertising and user growth.
Lulli Gómez will be based out of Spin Master's Los Angeles office and will work closely with Nick Beliaeff, VP, Production and Head of Spin Master Studios.
About Spin Master Corp.
Spin Master (TSX:TOY) 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, Air Hogs®, Spin Master Games™ and the 2015 Toy of the Year, Zoomer™ Dino. Since 2005, Spin Master has received 63 TIA Toy of The Year (TOTY) nominations with 14 wins across a variety of product categories. Spin Master has been recognized with 12 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 Battle Brawlers™ 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, Slovakia, Germany, Holland, Mexico, China, Hong Kong and Japan.
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For further information: Tara Tucker, Vice President, Global Marketing Communications, Spin Master Ltd., [email protected]