Panini Announces New Product Development Director
Panini America has announced that they are bringing in Karvin Cheung as their new Product Development Director overseeing NBA and NHL products. Cheung brings considerable experience with him based on his nine years at Upper Deck. While there, he developed and managed 45 NBA and NHL products. Cheung has also worked as Vice Pesident/General Manager for Grosnor Distribution Inc. in Toronto.
Mark Warsop, CEO of Panini America, commented in a release, “Karvin brings tremendous knowledge of the trading card category and a successful track record of developing strong products that excite collectors. He further strengthens our product development team as we continue to grow and secure new licenses."
The addition of Cheung allows Panini to split the development group in half, with Ben Ecklar handling the NFL and entertainment products.