Women in Toys Announces Six New Board Members

The organization has added to its board.
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August 30, 2021

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Women in Toys, Licensing & Entertainment (WIT), a global nonprofit organization and an industry voice for the advancement of women, has announced the election of six new members to its board of directors for 2021.

Four candidates were elected in January 2021 to serve their first term:

Amy Thompson, executive vice president and chief people officer, Mattel

Kristi Wasmer, senior vice president, retail sales & marketing, ViacomCBS

Michelle Weber, senior sales executive, Toy’n Around

Shawn Smith, director of public relations, Warner Bros.

Two candidates were elected in August 2021 to serve their first term:

Angelina Castro, director of marketing, Jazwares

Kristin Lecour, co-vice president, consumer products & vice president, distribution, 9Story Media Group

“Our 2021 WIT board appointments are now complete,” says Janice Ross, president, WIT. “These powerful leaders each bring a unique set of skills and talents that will drive our mission forward. The work we do at WIT to advance women in toys, licensing

and entertainment has never been more important than in today’s volatile business environment, where we’re losing women in the workplace due to fallout from the pandemic. We’re thrilled for the leadership these women bring to our board. Their innovative ideas, expertise, and passion for our mission and vision further strengthen the profound impact we’re having on our industry.”

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