|John Barbour |
Chief Executive Officer
John Barbour has served as our Chief Executive Officer and as a board member since March 2011. Prior to joining LeapFrog, he served as President of the GameHouse Division of RealNetworks, Inc. from October 2008 to August 2010. From October 2006 to October 2008, Mr. Barbour served as the Managing Partner of Volta Capital, LLC, a strategy and investment consulting firm. From 1999 to June 2006, Mr. Barbour was employed by Toys “R” Us, Inc., a leading retailer of children’s toys and products. He served as President of Toys “R” Us U.S. from August 2004 to June 2006. Prior to that, he served as President of Toys “R” Us International and Chairman of Toys “R” Us Japan from February 2002 to August 2004. From 1999 to 2002, Mr. Barbour served as President and Chief Executive Officer of toysrus.com, a subsidiary of Toys “R” Us, Inc. Mr. Barbour has also held senior-level positions with Hasbro, Inc., OddzOn Products, Inc., and Universal Matchbox Group, Ltd. Mr. Barbour holds a B.Sc. in Chemistry, with Honors, from the University of Glasgow.
|Ray Arthur |
Chief Financial Officer
Raymond L. Arthur has served as our Chief Financial Officer since July 2012. Prior to joining LeapFrog, Mr. Arthur served as Chief Financial Officer at The Pep Boys – Manny, Moe, & Jack from 2008 to 2012, where he built the company’s finance organization. Prior to that, Mr. Arthur served in various capacities for Toys “R” Us, Inc., including as Chief Financial Officer of Toys “R” Us, Inc., from 2004 to 2006, where he oversaw a strategic review and restructuring of company-wide operations, as President and Chief Financial Officer of toysrus.com from 2000 to 2003 and as Corporate Controller of Toys “R” Us from 1999 to 2000. Previously, he worked in a variety of roles for General Signal Corporation, American Home Products Corporation, American Cyanamid Company and in public accounting. Mr. Arthur received his B.A. in Accounting from William Paterson College.
Chief Marketing Officer
Greg B. Ahearn has served as our Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer since June 2012. Prior to joining LeapFrog, Mr. Ahearn was Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer of Toys “R” Us, Inc. where he was responsible for all aspects of marketing, advertising, and promotions, including strategy, media analysis, brand position, and creative services for the Toys “R” Us, Babies “R” Us, and FAO Schwartz brands in the United States. Prior to that, Mr. Ahearn also served in several other senior leadership roles for Toys “R” Us, Inc. during his tenure there from 2000 to June 2012. Prior to joining Toys “R” Us, Mr. Ahearn was Vice President of Marketing for Hasbro, Inc.’s OddzOn toy division from 1997 to 2000 where he oversaw the development and marketing for brands such as Koosh collectibles, sport and bubbles, Vortex high-performance toy sports and Rubik’s puzzles and games. From 1995 to 1997, Mr. Ahearn held senior marketing positions at OddzOn Products, Inc. prior to its acquisition by Hasbro. Mr. Ahearn also previously held several brand management positions at Mattel, Inc. Mr. Ahearn received his bachelor’s degree from Georgetown University and his Masters of Business Administration from the University of Southern California.
Chief International Officer
Antony Hicks has served as Chief International Officer since October 2014. Mr. Hicks is an experienced and well-respected international management veteran with more than 20 years of leadership experience overseeing international growth and expansion for some of the most respected and recognized global companies. Prior to joining LeapFrog, Mr. Hicks was Chief Executive Officer, Indochina, at The Carlsberg Group, a brewing company, where he was responsible for leading the company's Indochina region, driving market share across the key countries in the region. Mr. Hicks has also held leadership positions at other world-class organizations including Managing Director and Chief Commercial Officer, Asia Pacific for Molson Coors Brewing Company. Mr. Hicks obtained a degree from the University of Nottingham in Biochemistry and Genetics and an MBA from the University of Lancaster.
Senior Vice President of Sales
Ken Adams has served as our Senior Vice President of Sales since June 2013. Prior to joining LeapFrog, Mr. Adams served as Vice President of Sales for emerging channels and business development at Hasbro, Inc. Mr. Adams’ previous roles with Hasbro, Inc. included Vice President, Team Lead for Target and Vice President, Team Lead for Toys “R” US. During his 28-year tenure with Hasbro, Mr. Adams spear-headed many high-profile strategic initiatives, led large sales teams in the U.S., and had great success in all facets of sales management, from leading major retail partner relationships to developing new channels of distribution and managing national distributor networks.
|Robert Lattuga |
Senior Vice President and General Counsel
Robert is responsible for the company’s legal matters, including securities law compliance, protection and enforcement of intellectual property, and litigation. Prior to joining LeapFrog in 2004, Robert spent six years at Venture Law Group (which merged with Heller Ehrman in 2003), where he represented venture-backed technology companies. Robert has a bachelor’s degree in physics with high honors from U.C. Berkeley, a master degree in physics from Harvard University, and a J.D. from U.C. Berkeley School of Law.