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Tuesday, November 29, 2016   (0 Comments)
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MT. LAUREL, NJ (November 29, 2016) The Juvenile Products Manufacturers Association (JPMA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Jennifer Mitchell, CEO, MAM Baby of North America as the newest member of the JPMA Board of Directors. Mitchell joined MAM in 2013 as V.P. Sales, and was instrumental in leading major retailer programs and partnerships across North America. Her background includes more than 20 years of experience in sales, marketing, and management leadership positions with blue chip consumer packaged goods companies, including Clorox and Gillette. Mitchell holds a B.S. degree in marketing from Villanova University and an MBA from the University of Maryland, Robert H. Smith School of Business.


Mitchell was appointed to the JPMA Board to fulfill the remaining term in a seat left vacant by a former director. Jennifer joins 12 other representatives of member companies currently serving as JPMA’s volunteer Board of Directors. Board member responsibilities include, but are not limited to: sustaining JPMA’s mission and purpose; ensuring effective planning; monitoring and strengthening programs and services of JPMA; providing oversight of the JPMA budget and financial reporting; building a competent board; ensuring legal and ethical integrity; and enhancing JPMA’s public standing.


“Jennifer is a talented and successful individual who has actively looked for engagement opportunities within JPMA,” said Andy Newmark, JPMA Board Chair. “Jennifer’s company represents an important product category within the industry and that perspective will be a great asset to our board as we continue to chart the future of JPMA and respond to member needs.”


“MAM’s top priority for the past 40 years has been the development of products for the well-being, safety, and health of babies,” said Jennifer Mitchell, CEO MAM North America.  “As the leading industry organization dedicated to ensure the safe use and selection of baby products, I am looking forward to working with JPMA to help them further their mission.”


Click here for a complete listing of JPMA Board of Directors.


About The Juvenile Products Manufacturers Association (JPMA) 
The Juvenile Products Manufacturers Association is a trade organization of more than 200 member companies in the United States, Canada, and Mexico. JPMA exists to advance the interests, growth and well-being of North American prenatal to preschool product manufacturers, importers, and distributors marketing under their own brands to consumers. It does so through advocacy, public relations, information sharing, product performance certification and business development assistance conducted with appreciation for the needs of parents, children, and retailers. Each year, JPMA sponsors Baby Safety Month in September to educate parents and caregivers on the importance of the safe use and selection of juvenile products.

To find out more information about the JPMA Certification Program, the products certified and for a complete listing of JPMA members, please visit Follow JPMA on Twitter @JPMA, connect with JPMA on Facebook or on YouTube and visit to learn more about additional safety tips and other JPMA initiatives.

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