Toy finance expert to play for sporting goods group

Before joining MV Sports Downs was group finance director of the UK Mattel group of companies as well as holding directorships with a number of other companies including Bluebird Toys, Peter Pan Playthings and Fisher-Price Toys.

David Lloyd, non-executive chairman of MV, said: ‘We are delighted that Mr Downs is joining us as he will bring to the company a wealth of experience and knnowledge.’

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