Lesley will be responsible for facilitating the introduction of new items into the Plum portfolio, making sure that brand guidelines and ethics are maintained. Lesley will also be working with other departments on new processes.
Lesley brings a wealth of experience to Plum Play, having spent over 16 years working for Toys R Us as Lead Buyer for Europe, and most recently Lesley worked for Mothercare and the Entertainer as a Senior Buyer.
Lesley has already settled into life at Plum Play. She said: "I am looking forward to working with the Plum family and team, whom I have known for many years. It is an exciting time to join, with the new Global expansion program we have in our sights, and my experience and knowledge from the outdoor industry will be extremely valuable for further ventures"
Director of Product Development, Dave Woodman added: "I am delighted to have Lesley on board as part of the team, with over 20 years of experience in the toy trade she is going to be a great asset to the business as we continue our growth in both the UK and International markets.”
Plum has had an exceptional year so far, after growing 40% in 2020. Since rolling out their international strategy the company has seen fantastic growth, with the business expecting to exceed £50m in the next few years. They continue to grow the business both domestically and internationally through strong innovation products and expansion into new and existing international markets.