Chairman and CEO, Moose Toys, Australia
EY World Entrepreneur Of The Year 2019 Judge Co-Chair
EY World Entrepreneur Of The Year 2017–18 Judge
EY World Entrepreneur Of The Year 2016
EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2015 Australia
Manny Stul founded Skansen Giftware in 1974 and grew it into one of Australia’s largest giftware companies, successfully listing on the stock exchange in 1993. In 2000, he acquired Moose Toys and saw an opportunity to grow the business globally.
Moose exists to make children happy and is famous for the design, development and manufacture of award-winning toys that continue to disrupt the market. In under 15 years, Manny has increased sales 7,200% and cemented the business as one consistently ranked in the top 10 manufacturers in both Australia and the US. Employees have grown from 10 to 450.
In 2016, Manny was the first Australian to be named EY World Entrepreneur Of The Year. He attributes his success to being willing to embrace risk, having a commitment to integrity and honesty, creating a culture of innovation with staff, and enjoying what you do. He believes in community responsibility and gives at least 10% of his income to philanthropic programs.