has announced the appointment of Rich Paul to the company’s board of directors, effective upon the closing of the pending sale of Funko stock by ACON Investments to The Chernin Group.
“We’re thrilled to have Rich join our board of directors at such a pivotal time for the company,” says Andrew Perlmutter, chief executive officer, Funko. “Rich is a preeminent sports agent and leading business professional who brings a wealth of experience in sports and music that we believe will greatly benefit our fan community and licensing team.”
“The deep connection Funko has cultivated with its fan and collector community is a key differentiator in today’s crowded field of licensed merchandise,” says Paul. “Funko’s product assortment and approach to pop culture reflects the diversity of its fanbase and I couldn’t be more excited to join the team.”
Funko is exhibiting at Licensing Expo 2022. Find out more informationhere
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