EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

John Gessert Chairman | (view bio)
John Gessert
President/Chief Executive Officer
American Plastic Toys, Inc.
David Hargreaves Vice-Chairman | (view bio)
David Hargreaves
EVP & Chief Strategy Officer
Hasbro Inc.
Bob Wann Secretary-Treasurer | (view bio)
Bob Wann
Chief Executive Officer
Patch Products

Member of the Executive Committee | (view bio)
Shirley Price
President, Chief Operating Officer
Funrise

Tim Kilpin Member of the Executive Committee | (view bio)
Tim Kilpin
President, Chief Commercial Officer
Mattel


BOARD OF DIRECTORS

  • John Barbour, Leapfrog Enterprises
  • Richard Barry, Toys 'R' Us
  • Andrea Barthello, ThinkFun, Inc. 
  • William Beebe, Playmates Toys 
  • Drew Brazer, LEGO North America
  • Kerry Cunnion, TOMY International
  • Sam Harwell, Big Time Toys, LLC 
  • Howard Kahn, Madame Alexander / Lucas Kahn
  • Jeffrey Kennis, Enchanted Moments, Inc.
  • Bruce Raiffe, GUND
  • William To, VTech Electronics, North America
  • Manuel Torres, Nickelodeon Consumer Brands

ADVISORY COMMITTEE

  • Al Verrecchia, Hasbro Inc. 
  • Soren Torp Laursen, LEGO Systems, Inc.

HONORARY ADVISORS

  • Alan Hassenfeld
  • Neil Friedman