From the source: Gavin Port, Build-a-Bear

Build a bear Gavin PortBIO: Gavin Port joined Build-a-Bear as CEO in 2008 when he invested in the company and helped grow the business into a national brand. Prior to his current role, Port spent nearly 10 years in corporate retail, incorporating multiple roles at several multinational companies.

COMPANY PROFILE: Build-a-Bear first launched in 1997 in Missouri and opened its first Australian store in 2004. The business now has 400 stores around the world in Europe, Brazil, Asia, the Middle East, Canada and Puerto Rico.


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