Company Overview of TOMY International, Inc.
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
Oak Brook, IL 60523
Founded in 1989
Key Executives for TOMY International, Inc.
Chief Executive Officer and President
Chief Financial Officer, Principal Accounting Officer and Secretary
Chief Operating Officer and Director
Director, Chief Executive Officer of Tomy Company Ltd and President of Tomy Company Ltd
Executive Vice President and Managing Director of RC2 Limited
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.
TOMY International, Inc. Key Developments
TOMY International Announces New Sonic the Hedgehog Toy Line
Oct 29 14
TOMY International announced that the all-new Sonic Boom toy line is now available at Toys"R"Us stores nationwide and online at Toysrus.com. This month, TOMY has debuted its all-new line for the highly-anticipated Sonic Boom branch of the Sonic universe, showcasing the new character looks, stressing interaction between core characters, and featuring play patterns based on both the new games and TV series. The new line will feature items across best-selling categories including plush, action figures, RC, vehicles, and more, including a 12-inch talking plush and the Sonic Boom Launcher. Additional products will become available in 2015. Sonic Boom's visual identity includes character designs inspired by the abilities and unique personalities of each of the characters while still maintaining the core identity and values of the Sonic brand. The rich worlds of the TV series and videogame will share a common narrative and a number of location and stylistic similarities reflecting full collaboration between videogame, TV series patterns and SEGA from the outset.
TOMY International, Inc. Announces Notice Concerning Settlement of Federal Class Action Lawsuit in U.S
Aug 8 14
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
May 12 14
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.
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