Following Scott’s announcement at the PowerCon 2016 MOTU Classics Minicomics Panel, and our exclusive video interview with Scott, Jada Toys sent out a press release announcing Scott as the Vice President of Marketing.
CITY OF INDUSTRY, CA – June 3, 2016 – Jada Toys, Inc., a leading manufacturer of boys and girls toys, today announced the hiring of Scott Neitlich as Vice President of Marketing overseeing Jada’s new Metals figure toy line. Scott will be overseeing the marketing and fan outreach for their new line of die cast figures spanning the entire world of pop culture.
“Jada is known for our strength in producing high-quality die cast vehicles. Now that we are entering the die cast figure category we are excited to welcome Scott to the Jada team.” says May Li, President at Jada Toys. “Scott brings a wealth of knowledge and insight into the figure collector community and we are thrilled he will be bringing this insight to the Jada Metals team.”
On joining the Jada team, Scott noted, “Die Cast figures have such a rich history, not just going back 10 or 20 years, but literally millennia. Playing with metal figures is in our toy DNA. And with Jada’s Metals line, it is a perfect time to get collecting on the ground floor. Over 150 Metals figures are lined up for release in just the next few months. Jada’s is really bringing die cast figure collecting to the next level.”
Jada Metals, a new line of die cast figures in 2”, 4” and 6” scale, have launched at market earlier this year with figures from Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice, Captain America: Civil War, Deadpool, and just this week, figures from the upcoming DC film Suicide Squad, and Classic Ghostbusters. Additional brands coming soon to the Jada Metals line include Star Trek, Dr. Strange, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and WWE. Metals Die-Cast figures are available at Walmart, Target, Toys-R-Us, Hot Topic and other retailers worldwide.
About Jada Toys, Inc.
Jada Toys, Inc. is a privately held leading manufacturer of authentically licensed and highly stylized die-cast collectibles, radio control vehicles, and toys. Popular brands produced by Jada include Metals, Cutie Pops, Battle Machines, Lopro, Big Time Muscle, Just Trucks, Hero Patrol, Badge City Heat, and Big Time 4-Wheelin’. Jada has also acquired major toy licenses for top brands such as Robocop, Marvel Entertainment, Guitar Hero, Speed Racer, Halo, Disney and Hello Kitty. Jada Toys’ products can be found at major retailers and hobby stores worldwide. For more information about Jada Toys and all its innovative products, please visit http://www.jadatoys.com