Scott “Toy Guru” Neitlich Resigns from Mattel

AFI has broken this news wide open and yes, it is big. Mattel has taken a beating this year and losing Scott will be tough. With MOTU winding down this comes at no surprise. No info was revealed as to what company he is heading to but my money is on Hasbro.

October 17th, 2014 (Los Angeles) – Mattel brand manager Scott “Toy Guru” Neitlich handed in his letter of resignation this morning at Mattel.   After 9 years of making collector product at Mattel, Scott was headhunted by another toy company and has accepted that position.   While Scott has not yet announced his new role or what company it will be with he assures fans that he will still be making collector product on some major, high profile brands.

You can hear the full interview HERE and MOTU fans, 2014 and 2015 are still set.