You're Hired

You’re Hired

WIT Expands Board and Chapters

Women in Toys, Licensing & Entertainment (WIT) announced the expansion of its board of directors with new members. WIT also announced that it has added new advisory board members, as well as chapter chairs due to the organization’s growth.

New appointments include:

  • Jennifer Caveza—senior vice-president of toys, Nickelodeon
  • Bisma Ansari—senior vice-president & global brand GM, MEGA Brands, Mattel
  • Lourdes Arocho—vice-president, category management, NBC Universal Brand Development
  • Janice Ross—head of global licensing, American Greetings Entertainment
  • Cynthia Nishimoto—senior vice-president business & legal affairs/human resources, Bandai America
  • Laurie DeLuca—founder, Innovation Grove

Additionally, WIT welcomes Pam Kaufman, CMO and president of Consumer Products at Nickelodeon, and Steve Totzke, executive vice-president and chief commercial officer of North America at Mattel, to its advisory board.

In addition, the following have been added as new WIT chapter chairs:

  • Laura Fletcher (Arkansas co-chair)—Walmart U.S. account manager, Jazwares
  • Erica Zubriski (Arkansas co-chair)—vice-president sales, Walmart team lead, Mattel
  • Brandi Pinsker (Dallas co-chair)—managing director, Recent Toys
  • Lisa Pelletier (Dallas co-chair)—president, Bears2Go
  • Susan Levy (Denver co-chair)—founder, He-Is-All-Boy
  • Meredith Brooks (Hong Kong co-chair)—director of product development, Hasbro Far East
  • Lisa-Christine Gray (Hong Kong co-chair)—licensed promotions manager APAC, BrandLoyalty
  • Megan Buettner (Ohio chapter chair)—head of creative and digital, American Greetings Entertainment