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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Christopher Sinclair

65 2015 Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer

Richard Dickson

48 2015 President and Chief Operating Officer

Kevin Farr

58 2000 Chief Financial Officer

Richard Gros

61 2015 Chief Human Resource Officer, Executive Vice President

Christopher Schaden

2016 Executive Vice President of Sales

Robert Normile

56 2011 Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Secretary

Peter Gibbons

55 2015 Executive Vice President - Chief Supply Chain Officer

Geoffrey Walker

50 2013 Executive Vice President and Chief Strategic Technology Officer

Joseph Johnson

51 2015 Senior Vice President, Principal Accounting Officer, Corporate Controller

Mandana Sadigh

55 2010 Senior Vice President, Corporate Treasurer

Michael Dolan

69 2015 Lead Independent Director

Trevor Edwards

53 2012 Independent Director

Frances Fergusson

71 2006 Independent Director

Ann Lewnes

54 2015 Independent Director

Dominic Ng

57 2006 Independent Director

Vasant Prabhu

56 2007 Independent Director

Dean Scarborough

60 2007 Independent Director

Dirk Van de Put

55 2011 Independent Director

Kathy White Loyd

65 2001 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Christopher Sinclair

Mr. Christopher A. Sinclair is an Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of the Company. Mr. Sinclair has served as Chief Executive Officer of Mattel, Inc. since April 2015, and has served as Chairman of the Board of Mattel since January 2015. He also served as Interim Chief Executive Officer of Mattel from January 2015 to April 2015. Prior to assuming the role of Chairman of the Board and Interim Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Sinclair served as the Independent Lead Director, Chairman of the Audit Committee and Chairman of the Executive Committee since 2011. From 2002-2008, he served as Executive Chairman of Scandent Holdings, an information technology investment company. From 2005 to 2009, he also served as Executive Chairman of Cambridge Solutions Corporation, Ltd., a leader in providing information technology and business process outsourcing services. He also served as a Managing Director of Manticore Partners, LLC, a venture capital advisory firm, from 2000 to 2005, as an Operating Partner of Pegasus Capital Advisors, LP, a private equity firm, from 2000 to 2002, and as Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Caribiner International, Inc. from 1999 to 2000. Prior to that, he served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Quality Food, Inc., Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Pepsi-Cola Company and President and Chief Executive Officer of PepsiCo Foods & Beverages International and Pepsi-Cola International for more than five years. Mr. Sinclair holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Kansas and an MBA from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College.

Richard Dickson

Mr. Richard Dickson is President, Chief Operating Officer of the Company. Prior to rejoining Mattel in May 2014, Mr. Dickson was President and CEO of Branded Businesses at The Jones Group, Inc. from 2010 to May 2014. Mr. Dickson was responsible for devising and implementing The Jones Group’s expansion strategy, growing the company to include new brands and categories through acquisition and inception. From 2008 to 2010, Mr. Dickson served as General Manager and Senior Vice President of Barbie at Mattel. From 2000 to 2008, he was Senior Vice President at Mattel overseeing Consumer Products, Marketing, Media, Entertainment and Packaging. Prior to Mattel, Mr. Dickson was Vice President of Brand Management and Merchandising at Estée Lauder Companies, Inc. and was a principal with Gloss.com, an e-commerce beauty website he helped develop and manage until its acquisition by Estée Lauder. Mr. Dickson started his career and spent nearly a decade with Bloomingdale’s, a leading US fashion retailer.

Kevin Farr

Mr. Kevin M. Farr is Chief Financial Officer of Mattel Inc. From September 1996 to February 2000, From September 1996 to February 2000, he was Senior Vice President and Corporate Controller. From June 1993 to September 1996, he served as Vice President, Tax. Prior to that, he served as Senior Director, Tax from August 1992 to June 1993.

Richard Gros

Mr. Richard R. Gros has been Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer since September 2015 of Mattel, Inc. Prior to joining Mattel, Mr. Gros served as President of Richard Gros & Associates, a strategic human capital consulting firm, from March 2013 to September 2015. From October 2011 to March 2013, Mr. Gros served as Senior Vice President of International Business Development with Sedgwick Claims Management Services, Inc., a leading global provider of claims and productivity management services. From April 2009 to September 2011, Mr. Gros served as Executive Vice President of Human Resources at Xchanging, Inc., a provider of business processing, technology and procurement services. He served as Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer at Cambridge Solutions Corporation Ltd., a leader in providing information technology and business process outsourcing services from November 2004 to March 2009. Prior to that, he served as Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer of Caribiner International, Inc. from January 1999 to May 2000. He has also held the positions of Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer for Frito-Lay International and Vice President of Human Resources for PepsiCo Food & Beverages International and Pepsi-Cola International.

Christopher Schaden

Mr. Christopher P. Schaden is Executive Vice President of Sales of the company. Prior to joiningAlex Brands, Schaden held high profile positions within Mattel, most recently as Executive Vice President ofNorth America, after starting with the company in 1998 as a Director of Sales for Tyco Preschool Toys. He also held senior sales positions with Mattel subsidiary, Fisher-Price, from 1999 to 2006. Additionally, Schaden has worked with other toy companies, including The LEGO Group, Tonka Corporation, Little Tikes and Spectrum HoloByte, Inc.

Robert Normile

Mr. Robert Normile is Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Secretary of Mattel, Inc. From March 1999 to February 2011 he was Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary. He served as Vice President, Associate General Counsel and Secretary from August 1994 to March 1999. From June 1992 to August 1994, he served as Assistant General Counsel. Prior to that, he was associated with the law firms of Latham & Watkins LLP and Sullivan & Cromwell LLP

Peter Gibbons

Mr. Peter D. Gibbons is Executive Vice President and Chief Supply Chain Officer of Mattel, Inc. He has been Executive Vice President and Chief Supply Chain Officer since February 2015. From November 2013 to February 2015, he served as Executive Vice President, Global Supply Chain, and from April 2013 to November 2013, he served as Executive Vice President, Global Operations. From July 2008 to November 2012, he served as Executive Vice President, Global Supply Chain Operations, at Starbucks Corporation. From February 2007 to July 2008 he served as Senior Vice President, Global Manufacturing Operations, at Starbucks Corporation. From March 1999 to February 2007, he was Executive Vice President, Supply Chain, for the Glidden Company, a subsidiary of ICI Americas, Inc., a global chemical company. Prior to that, he held various roles in operations, finance and engineering with ICI plc in Europe and Latin America and the Scottish Development Agency.

Geoffrey Walker

Mr. Geoffrey H. Walker is Executive Vice President and Chief Strategic Technology Officer of the Company. From January 2011 to April 2013, he served as Senior Vice President and General Manager of Mattel’s European businesses. From October 2010 through December 2010, he served as Senior Vice President Global Core Brands Marketing Strategy. From August 2008 to October 2010, he served as Senior Vice President Marketing. Mr. Walker held a variety of roles within the Mattel marketing organization from December 2000 to August 2008. Starting with Mattel in July 1995, Mr. Walker has held a variety of brand management positions within the Wheels, Entertainment and Games divisions.

Joseph Johnson

Mr. Joseph B. Johnson is Senior Vice President, Principal Accounting Officer, Corporate Controller of Mattel, Inc. He joins Mattel from Chiquita Brands International, Inc., a leading global marketer and distributor of food products, where he served as Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer & Treasurer. Previously, Mr. Johnson held a number of leadership roles with Resolute Forest Products, an international wood and paper products company, including Senior Vice President, Finance and Chief Accounting Officer, Vice President and Corporate Controller and Director of Financial Reporting. Earlier in his career, Mr. Johnson spent nearly 14 years at Ernst & Young LLP. A certified public accountant, Mr. Johnson holds a bachelor's degree in business administration with an emphasis in accounting from the University of North Florida.

Mandana Sadigh

Ms. Mandana Sadigh is Senior Vice President and Corporate Treasurer of the Company. She served as Senior Vice President, Mattel Brands Finance and Strategy from October 2005 to November 2010. From January 2001 to October 2005, she served as Senior Vice President in various leadership roles, including Corporate Strategic Planning, Sales Strategy, and International Finance. From December 1999 until January 2001, she served as Vice President and Assistant Controller. Prior to that, she served from August 1991 to December 1999 in Corporate Finance positions. Prior to joining Mattel, Ms. Sadigh spent eight years in the banking industry.

Michael Dolan

Mr. Michael J. Dolan is Lead Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Dolan has served as Chief Executive Officer of Bacardi Limited, the largest privately held spirits company in the world, since November 2014. From May 2014 to November 2014, he served as Interim Chief Executive Officer of Bacardi. From November 2011 to May 2014, he served as Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of IMG Worldwide, a global leader in sports, fashion and media entertainment. Prior to that, Mr. Dolan served at IMG as President and Chief Operating Officer, from April 2011 to November 2011, and before that as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, from April 2010 to April 2011. He served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Viacom, Inc., a leading global entertainment content company, from May 2004 to December 2006. Mr. Dolan served as Senior Advisor to Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co., a leading private equity firm with substantial investments in many large consumer retail companies, from October 2004 to May 2005. Prior to that, he served in the following positions with Young & Rubicam, Inc., a marketing and communications company: Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer (2001 to 2003), Vice Chairman and Chief Operating Officer (2000 to 2001) and Vice Chairman and Chief Financial Officer (1996 to 2000). Mr. Dolan holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Fordham University, an MBA from Columbia University, and a Ph.D. from Cornell University.

Trevor Edwards

Mr. Trevor A. Edwards is Independent Director of Mattel, Inc. Mr. Edwards has served as President, NIKE Brands of NIKE, Inc., the world’s leading designer, marketer and distributor of authentic athletic footwear, apparel, equipment and accessories for a wide variety of sports and fitness activities, since July 2013. From August 2006 through June 2013, Mr. Edwards served as Vice President, Global Brand & Category Management of NIKE. Mr. Edwards served as Vice President, Global Brand Management of NIKE from September 2002 to August 2006, and before that, as Vice President, U.S Brand Marketing from 2000 to 2002, and as Vice President, EMEA Marketing from 1999 to 2000. He was the Director of Marketing for Europe from 1997 to 1999 and the Director of Marketing for the Americas from 1995 to 1997. During his career at NIKE, Mr. Edwards has led some of the brand’s most significant break-through innovations, including spearheading the creation of NIKE+. In addition, he helped transform the digital landscape and position NIKE as a leader in the use of social media to connect with consumers globally. Mr. Edwards began his career at The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. and has also held management positions at Colgate-Palmolive Company. Mr. Edwards holds a bachelor’s degree in business and an MBA from Baruch College, City University of New York.

Frances Fergusson

Dr. Frances D. Fergusson, Ph.D., is Independent Director of Mattel Inc. Dr. Fergusson has served on the Board of Directors of Pfizer Inc. (since 2009), where she is Chair of the Regulatory and Compliance Committee, and served on the Compensation and Science & Technology Committees, the Ringling Foundation (since 2014), where she is Chair of the Strategic Planning Committee and served on the Executive Committee, The Getty Trust (since 2007), where she is Chair of the Governance Committee and served on the Finance Committee, The School of American Ballet (since 2007), where she served on the Strategic Planning Committee, and Second Stage Theatre (since 2006), where she served on the Executive Committee. She has served on the Board of Directors of Wyeth Pharmaceuticals (2005-2009), where she served as Chair of the Nominating and Governance Committee and served on the Corporate Issues and Science & Technology Committees. She was a director of HSBC Bank USA (1990-2008) and was on the Executive Committee and served as Chair of the Human Resources and Compensation Committee. Dr. Fergusson also has served on the boards of the following non-profit entities: The Mayo Clinic (1988-2002, Chair 1998-2002), Harvard University Board of Overseers (2002-2008, President 2007-2008), Vassar College

Ann Lewnes

Ms. Ann Lewnes is Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Lewnes has served as Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer of Adobe Systems Incorporated, a diversified software company that provides digital marketing and digital media solutions, since November 2006. Prior to Adobe, Ms. Lewnes was employed with Intel Corporation, a leading semiconductor manufacturing company that designs, manufactures and sells integrated digital technology platforms worldwide, for more than 20 years, serving most recently as Vice President, Sales & Marketing, from January 2000 to November 2006. In 2000, she was elected to the American Advertising Federation’s Hall of Achievement. In 2010, she was honored with a Changing The Game Award by the Advertising Women of New York. Ms. Lewnes holds a bachelor’s degree from Lehigh University.

Dominic Ng

Mr. Dominic Ng is Independent Director of Mattel Inc. Mr. Ng has served as Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of East West Bancorp, Inc. and East West Bank, one of the largest banks based in California, since 1992, and served as President from 1992 to 2009. Prior to that, Mr. Ng was President of Seyen Investment, Inc., from 1990 to 1992, and before that Mr. Ng spent a decade practicing as a certified public accountant with Deloitte & Touche LLP. From 2005 to 2011, Mr. Ng served as a director of the Los Angeles Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco. Mr. Ng transformed East West Bank from a small savings and loan association based in Los Angeles into a full service commercial bank with over 130 locations worldwide. Ranked in the top 10 of the 100 Best Banks in America by Forbes for four consecutive years (2010-2013) and rated among the 25 largest U.S. banks by market capitalization, East West Bank is a leading commercial bank that is widely known as the financial bridge between the United States and Greater China. Mr. Ng holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Houston, an honorary doctor of law degree from Occidental College and an honorary fellowship from Lingnan University in Hong Kong.

Vasant Prabhu

Mr. Vasant M. Prabhu is Independent Director of Mattel Inc. Mr. Prabhu has served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Visa Inc., the world’s largest consumer payments technology company, since February 2015. From May 2014 to February 2015, he served as Chief Financial Officer of NBCUniversal, one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies. From March 2010 to May 2014, he served as Vice Chairman and Chief Financial Officer of Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (“Starwood”), one of the world’s largest hotel and leisure companies. From 2004 to March 2010, he served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Starwood. From 2000 to 2003, Mr. Prabhu served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Safeway, Inc. From 1998 to 2000, Mr. Prabhu served as President of the Information and Media Group of McGraw-Hill. Mr. Prabhu served as Senior Vice President Finance & Chief Financial Officer of Pepsi International from 1992 to 1998. Mr. Prabhu holds a bachelor’s degree in Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Mumbai, India, and an MBA in Marketing and Finance from the University of Chicago.

Dean Scarborough

Mr. Dean A. Scarborough is Independent Director of Mattel IncMr. Scarborough has served as Chief Executive Officer of Avery Dennison Corporation (“Avery”), an industry leader that develops innovative identification and decorative solutions for businesses and consumers worldwide, since May 2005, and has served as Chairman of the Board of Avery since April 2010. In addition, he served as President of Avery from May 2000 through October 2014. From 2000 to May 2005, Mr. Scarborough served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Avery. He also has served on Avery’s Board of Directors since May 2000. Mr. Scarborough holds a bachelor’s degree from Hiram College and an MBA from the University of Chicago.

Dirk Van de Put

Mr. Dirk Van de Put is Independent Director of Mattel, Inc. Mr. Van de Put has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of McCain Foods Limited, an international leader in the frozen food industry, since July 2011. From May 2010 to July 2011, he served as Chief Operating Officer of McCain Foods, and he has served on the Board of Directors of McCain Foods since May 2010. From September 2009 to May 2010, he served as President of the Global Over-the-Counter, Consumer Health division of Novartis AG, a world leader in innovative healthcare products. From 2007 to 2009, he served as President of the Americas division at Groupe Danone, a leader in the food industry in packaged water, dairy and baby food products. Mr. Van de Put served as President of the Latin America division at Groupe Danone from 1998 to 2007. In 1998, Mr. Van de Put served as President of the Caribbean division of The Coca-Cola Company and served as Vice President of the Value Chain Management, Brazil division of The Coca-Cola Company from 1997 to 1998. Mr. Van de Put holds a doctorate in veterinary medicine from the University of Ghent and an MBA from the University of Antwerp.

Kathy White Loyd

Ms. Kathy Brittain White Loyd is Independent Director of Mattel Inc. Ms. White Loyd has served as Executive in Residence and Faculty Member at the Bryan School of Business & Economics at the University of North Carolina – Greensboro since August 2013. She founded both the Horizon Institute of Technology (in 2002) and Rural Sourcing, Inc. (in 2003) to support information technology education and outreach. Ms. White Loyd served as Executive Vice President, e-business and Chief Information Officer of Cardinal Health, Inc. from 1999 to 2003, where she was responsible for directing the company’s strategic use of information systems and the e-business organization. From 1996 to 1999, Ms. White Loyd was Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer for Allegiance Corporation, which merged with Cardinal Health, Inc. in 1999. From 1981 to 1991, she was a tenured professor of information technology at the Bryan School of Business at the University of North Carolina. Ms. White Loyd holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Education and an MBA from Arkansas State University, and an Ed.D. in Business Education from the University of Memphis.