|New Marketing VP at Lionel
John W. Brady has joined Lionel as Vice President of Marketing. The announcement was made by Richard N. Maddox, President and CEO of Lionel.
"John’s experience, extensive knowledge of the industry and business, and his track record of success made him the solid choice to execute our plans and strategies and to enhance the Lionel marketing team," commented Maddox.
Brady was most recently Senior Director of Marketing Services with Radica USA, Limited. He has previously held various marketing, sales and managerial positions at Gallery Marketing Group, Fisher-Price, Casio and Mantua Industries.
In his new position, Brady will be responsible for directing consumer marketing activities, aiding in product development and promotions and overseeing public relations and licensing.
Brady is a graduate of Wayne State University-Detroit and holds a B.A. in Journalism as well as a co-major in Marketing.
Lionel was founded in 1900 by the toy industry innovator Joshua Lionel Cowen. Richard Maddox is the current president and Chief Executive Officer. Lionel is celebrating its 100th Anniversary of marketing electric trains, American Flyer trains and accessories for children as well as limited-edition products for hobbyists and collectors. The company’s headquarters, plant and visitor’s center are located at 26750 Twenty-three Mile Road in Chesterfield, Michigan.
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