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“There are so many opportunities to bring the joy of our brands to parents and pre-schoolers across the globe via events and attractions,” said Vargo.
Moonbug Entertainment has appointed Susan Vargo as Head of Live Events.
Susan’s newly created role will lead, oversee, manage and drive all of Moonbug’s brand and franchise specific live shows, branded areas, character events and experiences in locations such as theme parks, water parks, attractions and more.
Before joining Moonbug, Susan oversaw global creative development for Nickelodeon live entertainment including stage adaptations, theme park programs and resort entertainment. During her time at Nickelodeon, she oversaw hit preschool shows like Paw Patrol Live! and Dora The Explorer Live!.
Previously, Vargo managed licensing of stage adaptations for Paramount Pictures including Ghost the Musical, The First Wives Club, Mad Hot Ballroom, Leap of Faith, and Clueless.
“I am thrilled to be joining Moonbug at such an exciting time of the company’s growth,” said Vargo.
“There are so many opportunities to bring the joy of our brands to parents and pre-schoolers across the globe via events and attractions. I can’t wait to get started.”
Simon Philips, Managing Director Global Consumer Products at Moonbug Entertainment, added: “In just three years we have become an award-winning global entertainment company with a portfolio of leading children’s brands.
“Susan Vargo’s recent appointment is a key role in our continued growth and reflects our commitment to bringing the best quality content both online and offline to parents and pre-schoolers across the globe. Susan has a wealth of experience and expertise, and we are excited for her to join us on the next stage of the Moonbug journey.”
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