Established in 2010, Lisle International has a unique combination of experience and youth, creating a fresh, innovative and proficient licensing agency. The team is responsible for delivering a first class licensing programme for one of the hottest toys, ZhuZhu Pets®.
With a combination of over 40 years extensive market and category knowledge in multiple territories, Lisle International offers its licence partners a unique and experienced service, with an internal capacity that manages all strategy development, product approvals, royalty reporting and contracts.
Lisle Internationals strategic, innovative approach to brand management and development lends itself to delivering an all round excellent service for its clients and partners.
A founding partner, Colin has 45 years experience in Sales and Marketing across multiple brands, countries and distributors.
Originally working with Denys Fisher Toys (General Mills), Colin has gone on to own and grow Intertoy: a successful toy agency business and has extensive experience and contacts within the licensing industry.
Favourite toy/game? ZhuZhu Pets
What are you currently listening to? Bright Lights Cee Lo Green
Hero? Alan Shearer
Favourite tipple? Champagne
Number 1 the year & month you were born? Too Young by Nat King Cole
Favourite film? Great Escape
Favourite TV show? Match of the Day
Holiday destination? St Lucia
Piece of advice? Stay positive
A key Media Partner, Clive has 35 years experience in television, including 18 years with GMTV setting up the channel and going on to be Chief Operating Officer to run the broadcast business with 300 employees.
Clive has a wealth of broadcast and media experience across multiple industries.
Favourite toy/game? SCALEXTRIC
What are you currently listening to? Bob Dylan
Hero? Red Rum
Favourite tipple? Meursault
Number 1 the year & month you were born? Too Young to remember then – too old too remember now!
Favourite film? Blood Simple – Coen Brothers
Favourite TV show? Reginald Perrin with Leonard Rossiter
Holiday destination? The Vendee
Piece of advice? Making assumptions can be dangerous
Multilingual Francesca brings with her experience in International business further to working for Dolci Preziosi in Spain on licensed confectionary lines.
This was then followed by her position as International Sales Executive for Santoro Graphics where she worked in gifts and greetings.
Favourite toy/game? Silver Cross twin pram & dolls
What are you currently listening to? Radio 1Xtra
Hero? My Mum
Favourite tipple? A nice glass of white wine or porn star martini
Number 1 the year & month you were born? UB40 & Chrissie Hynde – I got you Babe
Favourite film? Silence of the Lambs
Favourite TV show? love a good boxset
Holiday destination? St Lucia
Piece of advice? Worry never fixes anything – Ernest Hemingway
Gayle has experience in Licensing and Product Development, previously working for The Walt Disney Company covering international markets in Brand Management, Product Development and Category/Contract Management.
Prior to this Gayle gained valuable experience at GlaxoSmithKline Pharmaceuticals working in Global Manufacturing and Supply and International Product Development.
Favourite toy/game? Buckaroo
What are you currently listening to? Massive Attack’s album Mezzanine
Hero? Dick Hoyt – the man who not only completed the Ironman competition but he did it whilst carrying his disabled son the entire course
Favourite tipple? Gin & Tonic
Number 1 the year & month you were born? The Boomtown Rats – Rat Trap
Favourite film? Enemy of the State
Favourite TV show? The Good Wife
Holiday destination? Trek around the Himalayas
Piece of advice? Success can be doing the common things, uncommonly well – John Rockefeller