JAKKS Pacific has announced that Lori MacPherson has joined its board of directors. MacPherson served as executive vice president, global product management, The Walt Disney Studios from 2010 to 2014, following her positions as executive vice president and general manager, Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment; senior vice president and general manager, Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment North America, and a variety of senior marketing and product management positions with The Walt Disney Company since 1991. She is a member of the board of trustees of the Polytechnic School in Pasadena, Calif.
“I am thrilled that Lori MacPherson has joined our board of directors,” says Stephen Berman, chief executive officer, JAKKS Pacific. “Ms. MacPherson brings to us over two decades of experience in entertainment and consumer products, which dovetails perfectly with our hands-on, customer-focused company. We expect to benefit from her insights into broad segments of the customer base for our wide array of products.”
“I am very excited to join the Board of JAKKS Pacific and look forward to working with my other Board members and management in continuing to spearhead JAKKS’ growth by reaching out to all segments of the consumer market for JAKKStoys and games,” says MacPherson.