Sambro welcomes new business development director

Sambro International has further strengthened its commercial sales team by appointing Richard Dinham, as business development director to head up the company’s UK sales operations.

Richard (pictured) joins the company from Character Options and he will now lead the UK sales operations – reporting in to chief commercial officer, Eric Markus – and support Sambro’s pan-European sales growth.

He has more than 15 years of experience in the toy sector.

“Sambro is an exceptional company, with some amazing licences and category within the toy sector,” commented Richard. “I’m delighted to be joining the company at such an exciting time and look forward to working with the wider team. My immediate focus will be on developing strategic client relationships for the business here in the UK. I’m also looking forward to working with the UK licensor retail teams too.”

Eric Markus, cco at Sambro, continued: “With Richard’s vast range of experience, proven track record of building strong client relationships and passion for driving new business expansion, he is a valuable addition to our senior management team here at Sambro.

“Now is such an exciting time to join team Sambro, and we are delighted to welcome Richard to the team, knowing that Sambro will benefit from his considerable knowledge of the UK toy market, key customer and licensor relationships.”

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