Former Coolabi exec joins as hardlines category manager.
Penguin Ventures has strengthened its licensing team with the addition of Anna Metcalfe as hardlines category manager.
Anna (pictured) joins from Coolabi where she held the role of licensing manager.
In her new role at Penguin Ventures, Anna will focus on licensing opportunities for toys and games, food and beverage and gifting.
She will be working across all brands within the Ventures portfolio including Spot, Flower Fairies and Ladybird.
Anna spent five and a half years at Coolabi, working on brands including Clangers, Beast Quest, Poppy Cat and Purple Ronnie across a variety of categories.