Rubie's Welcomes Managing Director of Licensing & Business Development
MELVILLE, NY (April 23, 2013) – Rubie’s Costume Company Inc. is proud to announce and welcome Stephen Stanley as the company’s new Managing Director of Licensing and Business Development. Stanley comes to Rubie’s with over 20 years of experience in the licensing industry, most recently as the Senior Vice President of Global Licensing at Jakks Pacific. He previously served as Co-President of costume-maker Disguise Inc. Having started his career with Hasbro Toys, Stanley has an extensive knowledge of and commitment to brand management in both the Halloween and Toy industries.
In this newly created position, Stanley joins Rubie’s in the Melville, NY facility and will report directly to Rubie’s Executive Vice President, Howard Beige. Overseeing projects for 2013 and beyond, Stanley will play a critical role in the development and growth of the company’s exclusively licensed product lines.
“We are thrilled to welcome Stephen into the Rubie’s family!” stated Howard Beige, Rubie’s Executive Vice President. “Not only is he extremely talented, he is well respected by his peers and colleagues and will be an incredible asset to our licensing business. It’s exciting to have someone of his caliber join our team.”
About Rubie’s Costume Company
Rubie’s, the world’s largest manufacturer of Halloween costumes and accessories specializes in the creation, design, manufacturing, and distribution of costumes, make-up, wigs, masks, hats, prosthetics, and accessory items. Rubie’s products are distributed wherever Halloween and masquerade costumes are retailed, including national retail chains, toy stores, costume shops, variety stores, party stores, and other specialty retailers located throughout the United States, as well as in Canada, Europe, Latin and South America, Australia, and Asia. For more information please call 516-326-1500 or visit www.rubies.com.