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Toys ‘R’ Us taps new managing director for Australia unit


Toys “R” Us has appointed Campbell Lennox as managing director of the company’s Australia unit, effective May 26. Lennox will report to Monika Merz, president, Toys “R” Us, Asia Pacific.

Lennox joins the company with more than 20 years of retail and management experience, including a series of roles of increasing responsibility in operations and merchandising. He most recently served as GM, merchandise operations for Harvey Norman, an omnichannel retailer, incorporating an integrated retail, franchise, property and digital platform.

“We are delighted to welcome Campbell to Toys “R” Us,” said Merz. “He has a wealth of experience and knowledge of the Australian retail market, a strong track record of driving profitable sales, creating a customer-centric culture and building highly-engaged teams. We look forward to his contributions to our Australian business.”

“The Toys “R” Us brand is known worldwide as being synonymous with bringing joy to children of all ages, and I’m looking forward to joining the team in driving the Australian business and providing a compelling shopping experience for our customers,” added Lennox.

Earlier in his career, Lennox served in leadership roles with Woolworths, Kmart and Shell Australia. He has an MBA from Southern Cross University and an advanced diploma of management from the Australian Institute of Management.

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