Preston F. “Skip” Kodak is Executive Vice President of the Americas market region overseeing sales and marketing in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Latin America and Brazil.
Kodak joined LEGO Group in 2002 as Vice President, U.S. Field Sales. He became Vice President, U.S. Customer Development in 2004 and two years later, was named Vice President, global Direct-to-Consumer and Outbound Licensing, responsible for all sales, marketing and operations of the company’s owned shopping channels and development of lifestyle categories with partners. In 2008, he became Vice President, global Direct-to-Consumer and Merlin Affairs, leading the collaboration and synergy with the company’s strategic operating partner of LEGOLAND® Parks and LEGOLAND® Discovery Centers worldwide.
Before being appointed to his current role in 2016, he was Senior Vice President for Shopper Marketing and Channel Development and Senior Vice President, global Supply Chain Planning & Distribution.
Prior to joining LEGO Group, Kodak held various sales and marketing roles at the Heinz Company, Ocean Spray, and Procter & Gamble.
Kodak is passionate and committed to advancing the needs of underserved children and families at risk. He is a member of the Connecticut Children’s Medical Center board of directors and is Vice Chairman of the U.S. Toy Association.
Kodak has a Bachelor of Arts in Government from Dartmouth College.