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Company Overview of TOMY International, Inc.

Company Overview

TOMY International, Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets toys for preschoolers, youths, and adults. The company also offers nursery products for mothers, infants, and toddlers. It offers its products through a distribution channel of retail outlets in North and South America, Europe, Australia, and internationally, as well as online. The company was founded in 1989 and is based in Oak Brook, Illinois with additional offices in Dyersville, Iowa; Canton, Massachusetts; Australia; Germany; the United Kingdom; France; Benelux; Spain; China; and Hong Kong. As of April 27, 2011, TOMY International, Inc. operates as a subsidiary of Tomy Corporation.

1111 West 22nd Street

Suite 320

Oak Brook, IL 60523

United States

Founded in 1989

780 Employees

Phone:

630-573-7200

Fax:

630-573-7575

Key Executives for TOMY International, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer and President
Age: 50
Chief Financial Officer
Age: 50
Chief Operating Officer and Director
Director
Age: 60
Executive Vice President and Managing Director of RC2 Limited
Age: 54
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

TOMY International, Inc. Key Developments

TOMY International, Inc. Announces Notice Concerning Settlement of Federal Class Action Lawsuit in U.S

A settlement agreement, dated August 6, 2014 (State of California time, U.S.), was reached with the plaintiffs in a class action lawsuit filed against TOMY International, Inc., based on a claim filed with the district court in California in the U.S. that TI allegedly violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, a federal law in the U.S. The settlement will be formalized with the acquisition of preliminary approval and final approval from the court.

TOMY International Announces the Promotion of Willie Wilkov to Chief Marketing Officer

TOMY International announced the promotion of Willie Wilkov to Chief Marketing Officer of the company. The Board of Directors of TOMY Company Ltd. has approved this appointment, as the position of Chief Marketing Officer has been vacant since mid-2013. Wilkov joined the company in 2009 as Vice President, Marketing Communications, rising to Senior Vice President, Marketing Communications and Branding in 2013. As Chief Marketing Officer, Wilkov will be responsible for the company's corporate identity as well as working closely with key licensing partners of TOMY. He will continue to spearhead all marketing communications initiatives, including the company's innovative consumer, trade and brand marketing campaigns, as well as oversee consumer insights and creative services for both the toy and infant brands across the organization. Prior to his role at TOMY, Wilkov was Vice President of Marketing for the Sun-Times News Group and spent a decade before that in the agency world at Draft and Leo Burnett in Chicago.

TOMY International Showcase Functional Design, High Style, New Technology and Creative Play at 2013 ABC Kids Expo

TOMY International showcases key product introductions across its portfolio of brands at ABC Kids Expo 2013 (booth #6439). TOMY introduces innovative new items from The First Years(R), Lamaze(R), JJ Cole(R) Collections, Boon(R), TOMY(R) Toys and Pajanimals(TM) that deliver solutions for the lifestyles of today's parents and caregivers. The First Years offers parents the products, and the confidence in them, that will help make raising their child one of life's most rewarding experiences. Featured products include: Memory Pump(TM) Double Breast Pump -- Designed to make breastfeeding more comfortable and efficient, the Memory Pump by The First Years features an easy-to-use digital touch screen that tracks and stores data for up to 10 sessions, automatically recording important information including the date and time, suction and speed. MSRP: $179.99, available now. Spill-Proof Sippy Cups featuring One Piece Lid(TM) - The First Years new line of Spill-Proof Sippy Cups features a One Piece Lid that is easy for parents to clean and assemble, with just a twist of the lid and no extra parts to lose. Plus, they are spill-proof, leak-proof, break-proof, dishwasher safe and BPA-free. MSRP: $6.99 - $8.99 (2 packs). Ages: 6 months to 18 months+. Available Dec. 2013. True Fit IAlert Convertible Car Seat - For use rear-facing 5 to 35 lbs.; forward-facing 23 to 65 lbs. MSRP: $349.99, available now. New video monitors are available at a range of price points and loaded with thoughtful features. The Talk & Soothe(TM) Digital Video Monitor (MSRP: $109.99, available Jan. 2014) allows parents to see, listen and talk to baby from anywhere in the home or yard. The See & Share(TM) Digital Video Monitor (MSRP: $199.99, available Jan. 2014) allows tech savvy parents to use Skype -- from anywhere in the world -- to view and talk to baby. The Lamaze Infant Development System is a comprehensive system of soft toys and activity gyms based on Lamaze International's philosophy of healthy parenting, making Lamaze products the ideal baby shower gift for expecting moms. New item focuses for 2014 include Sit Up and See Gym, MSRP: $79.99. Ages: newborn and up. Available Dec. 2013. Cuddle and Squeak Koalas(TM), MSRP: $19.99. Ages: 6 months+. Available Jan. 2014. Play and Grow(TM) -- Purring Percival(TM), Toot Toot Toucan(TM) (available Jan. 2014), Pirate Paddy and Luna the Unicorn (available fall 2014) join the popular Lamaze Play and Grow collection of soft, lovable characters that encourage learning through play. MSRP: $15.99 each. Ages: newborn to 24 months. The innovation behind JJ Cole Collections was inspired by young parents more than 14 years ago. Since that time, JJ Cole has continued to create and design products for babies and toddlers that fit the busy lifestyles of today's moms and dads. JJ Cole continues to look to the feedback of caring parents for inspiration, to create products that provide high fashion, functional and affordable solutions to their needs. ABC Expo 2013 highlights include: Bundleme, MSRP: $39.95 - $119.95, available now. Diaper Bags -- A new Backpack (MSRP: $79.95, available now) and Metra Diaper Bag (MSRP: $69.95, available Dec. 2013) are super stylish and fully functional. Each bag features fashionable prints, multiple carrying options, numerous organizational compartments in a spacious interior, and easy-access front exterior pockets. Boon, the dictionary will tell that boon (noun) is a benefit bestowed to somebody, especially one given in response to a request. Boon is a leading innovator, designer and manufacturer of infant, baby and toddler products: modern, simple and effective products that are a boon to moms and dads because Boon helps simplify parents' lives while retaining their personal style. New for 2014 are PATCH(TM) + FLY(TM) Countertop Drying Rack and Accessory -- Boon's new countertop drying rack works great in narrow spaces, and it easily holds items upright for drying while excess water collects in the bottom tray. Fly is an accessory for use with Boon drying racks, that helps provide more space. MSRP: $18.99 (PATCH) /$5.99 (FLY). Available Dec. 2013. PETAL(TM) Pouch Storage -- Boon's new storage system holds up to 15 baby food pouches. It sits on countertops or mounts under cabinets with included screws, and rotates for easy access to the pouches. BPA-free, phthalate-free and PVC-free. MSRP: $17.99. Available Jan. 2014. FLEET(TM) Stacking Boats -- This set of five stack-and-pour boats encourage interactive bathtime play. Each boat contains wide decks for scooping and pouring water, and drain holes for rain effect. BPA-free, Phthalate-free and PVC-free. Age 9 months+. MSRP: $11.99. Available Dec. 2013. RAY(TM) Drain Cover -- Boon's new drain cover covers an existing drain or works as a plug. Its soft exterior form helps protect against injury. RAY also has a convenient suction cup for storage. BPA-free and Phthalate-free. Age 6 months+. MSRP: $10.99. Available April 2014. The new TOMY Toys toddler line is comprised of innovative products that come alive and engage children in endless hours of play. These magical, interactive toys get toddlers toddling with action, lights, music and sound, while also bringing back nostalgic memories to parents who may recall loving similar items from their own childhoods. Items like Mr. Color Maker (ages: 24 months and up, MSRP: $39.99) teach children colors and color creation in a highly engaging and fun way with no mess. Lil' Chirpers Sorting Eggs (ages: 12 months and up. MSRP: $11.99) is the classic game that helps children improve their manual dexterity while also learning shape sorting and color matching. Toddlers will love to push Sawyer the Amazing Circus Seal (ages: 18 months and up. MSRP: $34.99) along and watch as he grabs the ball in his flippers and balances it on his nose as it spins around! Mr. Owl Puzzle Pop (ages: 12 months and up. MSRP: $17.99) helps very young children learn shapes and make simple pictures, and is also great for put in/take out play. Pajanimals toys by TOMY are based on The Jim Henson Company's popular TV series which airs nightly on 24-hour preschool television channel Sprout(R) and Saturday mornings on NBC. Through their imaginary journeys, these cuddly musical puppets venture out on amazing adventures of discovery, modeling the skills preschoolers need to move through their days successfully. Pajanimals Under the Lights Projector -- This adorable projector lulls children to sleep in no time. Ages: 12 months and up. MSRP: $29.99. Pajanimals Bedtime Routine Board makes bedtime fun and helps little ones transition from play time to bedtime. The board highlights pre-bedtime activities, and fun sounds ping as child slides each character to perform and complete each task. Complete all tasks to hear the "La-La-Lullaby" theme song. Ages: 12 months to 6 years. MSRP: $29.99.

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