Mind Candy, creators of the Moshi Monsters franchise, has appointed Penny Handscomb as its new chief people officer to lead the company’s human resources and talent management.
Handscomb has more than 20 years of human resources and has previously worked for ShoeDazzle and Provide Commerce.
Mind Candy hired more than 100 people in 2012, and says that it hopes to do the same this year.
“Mind Candy is a growing global brand that’s maintaining the creativity and energy of a small company, and I’m thrilled to join the team,” says Handscomb. “I am looking forward to recruiting top-notch talent for roles in London and San Francisco.”