Ronnen Harary serves as Chairman and Co-CEO of Spin Master Ltd. He plays a major role in product development, building strategic partnerships, and as an acting visionary for the company. Harary currently spends the majority of his time seeking out new business opportunities and partnerships, and can be credited for Spin Master’s entry into the world of online media and entertainment. His passion lies in building new businesses and it is his instinct and insight into new trends that has helped Spin Master capitalize on a number of unique opportunities. Harary is responsible for establishing Spin Master as a world-class licensing partner. While he is no longer involved in the day-to-day aspects of this area of the business, he continues to manage and build key relationships with our licensing partners all over the world.
Since its inception Harary has played a key role in the company’s operations and product development. He was instrumental in establishing Spin Master’s operations in Asia, building an office of over 180 people, and establishing manufacturing and R&D facilities in China.
Together with his business partners, Harary has built a hugely successful business from the ground up. His passion, discipline and success have led him and Spin Master to be recognized amongst Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies, Report on Business Top 40 under 40, a recipient of Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur of the Year awards in 1999, and mention in Ad Age’s Top Marketing 2008 list for Bakugan.
Harary earned a BA in Political Science from the University of Western Ontario in 1994. Harary believes in sharing both Spin Master’s and his success through philanthropic and community-based work.
Ronnen is on the Board of Directors for the CYBF (Canadian Youth Business Foundation), a member of the YPO (Young Presidents Organization) and a member of the Milken Institute Young Leaders Circle.