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Spin Master Entertainment Appoints Laura Clunie as Vice-President of Creative Affairs, Girls and Preschool

TORONTO, Jan. 27, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Spin Master Entertainment, a division of Spin Master Ltd - a global leader and one of the top five U.S. toy manufacturers - is pleased to announce the appointment of Laura Clunie as Vice-President of Creative Affairs, Girls and Preschool.

Effective February 10th Clunie – with nearly 20 years of industry experience – will be responsible for overseeing development and production for Spin Master Entertainment's preschool and girls' categories, including two of the brand's current series' PAW Patrol and Little Charmers.

"We're thrilled to have Laura join the Spin Master Entertainment family," said Jennifer Dodge, Vice-President and Executive Producer, Spin Master Entertainment. "Her expertise and global experience on best-in-class properties will be a welcomed addition to our team."

Previously, Clunie was Vice-President, Creative Affairs at eOne Family a division of Entertainment One, leading all creative initiatives for the eOne Family Division. Prior to that, she was a producer for Chorion LTD (now Silvergate Media) in London, England.

Clunie joins Senior Creative Director and Executive Producer, Josh Fisher at Spin Master Ltd., who will continue to oversee Boys Action properties, Spindo TV, and content for emerging platforms.

For additional information please contact:
Tara Tucker
Vice President, Marketing & Communications
Spin Master Ltd.
310-871-3919 (mobile)
tarat@spinmaster.com

About Spin Master Ltd.

A multi-category children's entertainment company, Spin Master has been designing, developing, manufacturing, and marketing consumer products for children around the world since 1994 and is recognized as a global growth leader within the toy industry. Spin Master is best known for such popular brands as boy's action phenomena and 2009-2010 Boy's Toy of the Year winner Bakugan Battle Brawlers™, and award-winning brands Air Hogs®, Aquadoodle™, Flutterbye™, Spin Master Games™ including 2014 Game of the Year, Boom Boom Balloon ™ and the popular Hedbanz™, Spy Gear™, Tech Deck™, and the 2014 Innovative Toy of the Year Zoomer™. The company has also marked an entry into children's media with the launch of Spin Master Entertainment, a subsidiary focusing on the design, development and production of television and other media properties, including the hit animated preschool series, PAW Patrol™. Spin Master employs over 900 people with offices in Toronto, Los Angeles, London, Paris, Hong Kong, Mexico City, Munich, and Milan. For additional information please visit: www.spinmaster.com



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CONTACT: Tara Tucker Vice President, Marketing & Communications Spin Master Ltd. 310-871-3919 (mobile) tarat@spinmaster.com

Source:Spin Master Ltd.