Lori MacPherson, former executive vice president, global product management for Walt Disney Studios, has joined the board of JAKKS Pacific.
“I am very excited to join the Board of JAKKS Pacific, and look forward to working with my other board members and management in continuing to spearhead JAKKS’ growth by reaching out to all segments of the consumer market for JAKKS toys and games,” she said.
MacPherson has held various senior marketing and product management positions within The Walt Disney Company since 1991 — including at senior vice president and general manager of Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment North America, as well as executive vice president and general manager of the global Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment division.
Her role as EVP, global product management was from 2010 to 2014.
“I am thrilled that Lori MacPherson has joined our Board of Directors,” said JAKKS Pacific CEO Stephen Berman. “Ms. MacPherson brings to us over two decades of experience in entertainment and consumer products, which dovetails perfectly with our hands-on, customer-focused company. We expect to benefit from her insights into broad segments of the customer base for our wide array of products.”