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Roger McLaughlan joins Toys ‘R’ Us

Toys 'R' Us has named Roger McLaughlan as MD of its UK operations, which includes 80 retail stores and its corporate HQ.
January 16, 2012

Toys ‘R’ Us has named Roger McLaughlan as MD of its UK operations, which includes 80 retail stores and its corporate HQ.

McLaughlan hails from ASDA, Great Britain’s second-largest supermarket chain, where he most recently served as the MD of ASDA Living, the company’s general merchandise store group.

In his new role, McLaughlan will report to the president of Toys ‘R’ Us, Europe, Antonio Urcelay, and is responsible for marketing, merchandising, store operations and customer service for the UK-based stores.

Prior to his time at ASDA, McLaughlan was CEO for Floors-2-Go, a UK flooring specialist, and held executive positions at Woolworth’s South Africa, Marks and Spencer and Stylo Group.

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Jeremy is the Features Editor of Kidscreen specializing in the content production, broadcasting and distribution aspects of the global children's entertainment industry. Contact Jeremy at jdickson@brunico.com.

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