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February 1, 2024
PMI Kids’ World, a family-run toy company, has announced Omer Dekel, the current chief operating officer, will become chief executive officer. He will succeed his father, Boaz Dekel, who founded and led the company for 30 years.
The announcement was made during a ceremony hosted by PMI to kick off this year’s Nuremberg International Toy Fair.
“This marks an important milestone for our organization,” says Boaz Dekel, founder, PMI Kids’ World. “It is not only an exciting and moving moment for me personally, but also a significant leap forward for our company. It signifies the dawn of a new generation and an innovative stride in our rapidly changing world. I am happy and exceedingly proud to pass the helm of the ship I have spent the last 30 years building to my son, Omer. He has earned his new role through hard work, dedication and persistence, all interwoven with his talent and integrity. I extend my heartfelt best wishes to him with love and devotion.”
Established in 1995 as a subsidiary of Bar Marketing and Distribution Group, PMI Kids’ World has evolved into an entity under the leadership of founder, Boaz Dekel. With Omer now at the helm as chief executive officer, Boaz will be the PMI chairperson.
“I am deeply honored to step into the CEO role at PMI, a position that holds immense meaning to me,” says Omer Dekel, chief executive officer, PMI Kids’ World. “My father, Boaz, has been my guiding star, instilling the values and knowledge that shape who I am today. His trust in passing this legacy to me is a profound honor and a responsibility I accept with great enthusiasm. I am excited to lead PMI into a bright future, building upon the robust foundation my father has laid and driving forward with innovation, commitment and deep respect for the vision and values that have always been at the heart of our company.”
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