SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 2, 2018--
Leading U.S. toymaker JAKKS Pacific, Inc. (NASDAQ: JAKK) is proud to
announce the addition of Jared Wolfson as Senior Vice President, Digital
Marketing & Studio JP, effective today.
In the newly created position, Jared will be responsible for developing,
launching, expanding, and managing JAKKS Pacific’s portfolio of
properties digital footprint, as well as spearheading Studio JP, a
division dedicated to creating and developing original, multiplatform
computer-generated animated content, in a joint venture with China’s
Meisheng Cultural & Creative Corp.’s animation studio Rising Anime.
"As we continue to grow our digital and entertainment footprint, we are
excited to welcome back talented individuals like Jared,” said Jack
McGrath, Chief Operating Officer of JAKKS. "Jared’s years of experience
and success in children’s entertainment will help JAKKS challenge the
competitive landscape and push its boundaries in both the digital and
“Rejoining the JAKKS family is a great next step in my career,” states
Jared Wolfson, Senior Vice President, Digital Marketing & Studio JP. “I
look forward to working with the various segments of business in driving
product awareness and purchase conversion, while also developing,
launching and marketing original integrated Kids and Family
entertainment franchise initiatives.”
Jared Wolfson has been a leader in the Kids and Family Entertainment
industry for over 15 years. He has developed, produced and distributed
hundreds of hours of animated entertainment content to broadcast
partners such as Disney Channel, Nickelodeon, Netflix, and has overseen
the marketing and distribution of multi-billion dollar licensed consumer
products businesses with major studios, networks, IP owners, and
international partners including Disney, Nickelodeon, Lucas, Marvel, DC,
and Sony, to name a few.
About JAKKS Pacific, Inc.
JAKKS Pacific, Inc. (NASDAQ: JAKK) is a leading designer, manufacturer
and marketer of toys and consumer products sold throughout the world,
with its headquarters in Santa Monica, California. JAKKS Pacific’s
popular proprietary brands include BIG-FIGS™, XPV®, Max Tow™ and
Friends, Disguise®, Moose Mountain®, Funnoodle®, Maui®, Kids Only!®; a
wide range of entertainment-inspired products featuring premier licensed
properties; and C’est Moi™, a youth skincare and makeup brand. Through
JAKKS Cares, the company’s commitment to philanthropy, JAKKS is helping
to make a positive impact on the lives of children. Visit us at www.jakks.com and
follow us on Instagram (@jakkstoys),
and Facebook (JAKKS
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