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Moose Toys Hires James Knight as GM, Design


Moose Toys announced the appointment of James Knight to the role of general manager, design (boys, youth electronics, licensed and preschool).


A 20-year toy veteran, Knight has held senior positions throughout the toy industry, including LEGO, Spin Master, Mattel, and Hasbro. His development experience extends to top brands including Hot Wheels, Matchbox, Tech Deck, and Bakugan. Most recently, he led development at Hasbro on DreamWorks Trolls 2 product, in addition to Disney Princess, Frozen 2, and Disney Descendants.


“At Moose it’s all about getting the right people on the bus,” said Kate Zahra, general manager of People & Culture at Moose Toys. “We always aim to employ individuals who are at the top of their professions and who can bring innovative ideas and ways of doing things to our business. We are so excited for James to join our rapidly growing Australian workforce. We know that he will bring a wealth of experience from many years in the toy industry and we are looking forward to sharing in his success at Moose.

“After 17 amazing years in California, I am excited join Moose and start an exciting new adventure living and working in Melbourne, Australia,” said Knight. “I am looking forward to getting my hands dirty with the fantastic team and working with them to create more of the award winning products that Moose is so famous for.”