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Mattel Inc (MAT.O)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Christopher Sinclair

66 2017 Executive Chairman of the Board

Richard Dickson

49 2015 President and Chief Operating Officer

Margaret Georgiadis

53 2017 Chief Executive Officer, Director

Joseph Euteneuer

62 2017 Chief Financial Officer

Richard Gros

62 2015 Chief Human Resource Officer, Executive Vice President

Robert Normile

57 2011 Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Secretary

Juliana Chugg

2016 Executive Vice President and Chief Brands Officer – Core Brands

Peter Gibbons

56 2015 Executive Vice President - Chief Supply Chain Officer

Geoffrey Walker

51 2013 Executive Vice President and Chief Strategic Technology Officer

Sven Gerjets

2017 Chief Technology Officer

Nancy Elder

2017 Chief Communication Officer

Amy Thompson

2017 Chief People Officer

Michael Dolan

70 2015 Lead Independent Director

Ynon Kreiz

52 2017 Director

Trevor Edwards

54 2012 Independent Director

Frances Fergusson

72 2006 Independent Director

Ann Lewnes

55 2015 Independent Director

Dominic Ng

58 2006 Independent Director

Vasant Prabhu

57 2007 Independent Director

Dean Scarborough

61 2007 Independent Director

Dirk Van de Put

56 2011 Independent Director

Kathy White Loyd

67 2001 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Christopher Sinclair

Mr. Christopher Alan Sinclair is Executive Chairman of the Board of the Company. He is no longer Chief Executive Officer of the Company, effective February 8, 2017. 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 is Director of The Water Initiative since 2008. He was Director of Biovittoria, Ltd. (2010 – 2014); served on Audit Committee. He was Director of Perdue Farms (1992 – 2000).

Richard Dickson

Mr. Richard Dickson is President, Chief Operating Officer of the Company. Mr. Dickson served as President, Chief Brands Officer. He served as Chief Brands Officer from May 2014 to January 2015. From February 2010 to May 2014, he served as President and CEO of Branded Businesses at The Jones Group, Inc. From August 2008 to February 2010, he served as General Manager and Senior Vice President of the Barbie Brand at Mattel. From 2000 to 2008, he was Senior Vice President at Mattel overseeing Consumer Products, Marketing, Media, Entertainment and Packaging. Prior to Mattel, he served as Vice President of Brand Management and Merchandising at Estee Lauder Companies, Inc. and was Principal with Gloss.com, an e-commerce beauty website he helped develop and manage until its acquisition by Estee Lauder. Mr. Dickson started his career and spent nearly a decade with Bloomingdale’s, a leading U.S. fashion retailer.

Margaret Georgiadis

Ms. Margaret H. Georgiadis is Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company. Ms. Georgiadis has serves as Chief Executive Officer and Director of Mattel, Inc., since February 2017. She was President, Americas (October 2011 – February 2017),Vice President, Global Sales Operations (September 2009 – April 2011) of Google Inc., a global technology company. She was Principal (January 2009 – September 2009),Director of Synetro Capital, LLC, a private investment firm., since October 2009. She was Executive Vice President, Card Products and Chief Marketing Officer (2004 – 2008) of Discover Financial Services, a direct banking and payment services company. She serves as Director of Ad Council since 2012,also Chair since 2016. She is Director, World Business Chicago since 2014. She was Director of Mobile Marketing Association since 2016. She serves as Director of The Economic Club of Chicago since 2013.

Joseph Euteneuer

Mr. Joseph J. Euteneuer is Chief Financial Officer of the company. He has more than four decades of financial leadership experience in the technology, telecom and cable industries. Prior to joining Mattel, he was CFO at Sprint Corporation, where he managed a large-scale finance organization and helped drive widespread organizational transformation for the Fortune 500 company. Prior to Sprint, he served as CFO of Qwest Communications, XM Satellite Radio and Comcast Corporation. Euteneuer has a strong background within all dimensions of finance including operational finance, efficiency initiatives, pricing strategies, cost management, capital allocation and fund raising. Euteneuer received his master's degree in Business Administration from Duke University's Fuqua Schoolof Business, and is a Certified Public Accountant.

Richard Gros

Mr. Richard R. Gros is Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer of the Company. 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.

Robert Normile

Mr. Robert Normile is Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Secretary of the Company. He was Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary. He served as Vice President, Associate General Counsel and Assistant 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.

Juliana Chugg

Peter Gibbons

Mr. Peter D. Gibbons is Executive Vice President and Chief Supply Chain Officer of the Company. 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. He served as Executive Vice President, Commercial – North America. From April 2013 to June 2015, he served as Executive Vice President, Global Brands Team – Fisher-Price. From November 2012 to April 2013, he served as Senior Vice President and General Manager for Core Europe, and from January 2011 to November 2012, he served as Senior Vice President and General Manager of Mattel’s Northern European business. From October 2010 through December 2010, he served as Senior Vice President Global Core Brands Marketing Strategy, and 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.

Sven Gerjets

Mr. Sven Gerjets is Chief Technology Officer of the company. He will create and execute a plan to transform Mattel's into a more nimble, data-driven company. He will be responsible for all aspects of technology implementation, including shared technology platforms, analytics, software and hardware development and connected products. Gerjets brings more than 25 years of experience leading technology organizations and improving business results across a broad range of industries including telecommunications, higher education, satellite communications and data security. He joins from software startup n.io Innovation where he was Chief Product Officer and currently serves as an advisor. Prior to that, he was Chief Information Officer at Time Warner Cable.

Nancy Elder

Ms. Nancy Elder is Chief Communication Officer of the company. She will work closely with Margo and the leadership team to define, establish and promote the Mattel brand as the leading global learning, development and play company. She will oversee all aspects of communications, including corporate, employee, brand, government affairs and the Mattel Children's Foundation. Most recently, Elder was CCO at JetBlue Airways Corporation where she was responsible for developing and executing a comprehensive strategic vision and reputation strategy for the brand as well as managing media relations, internal communications, social media and crisis communications. She previously held communications and marketing leadership positions at MasterCard, GE and Time Warner. Elder currently serves as a board member of the JetBlue Foundation, GrowNYC and the Montauk Playhouse Community Center Foundation.

Amy Thompson

Ms. Amy Thompson is Chief People Officer of the company. She will work with Mattel's leadership team to champion the company's values and mission and ensure optimal collaboration across the global workforce. She will focus on building a progressive and world-class Human Resources organization and establish a high-performance company culture. Thompson joins Mattel from TOMS Shoes where she served as the head of HR for five years and successfully developed and implemented plans that increased employee engagement and improved organizational design and accountability. Prior to TOMS, Thompson worked in several global HR leadership roles at Starbucks Coffee Company. She is a supporter of Manhattan Beach Education Fund (MBEF) and a member of Advancing Women Executives.

Michael Dolan

Mr. Michael J. Dolan is Lead Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Dolan has served as Chief Executive Officer since November 2014, Director since 2009 (served on Audit Committee until 2014), interim Chief Executive Officer (May 2014 – November 2014) of Bacardi Limited, a global privately-held spirits company. he served as Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer (November 2011 – May 2014), President and Chief Operating Officer (April 2011 – November 2011), Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer (April 2010 – April 2011) of IMG Worldwide, a global sports, fashion and media entertainment company. he was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer (May 2004 – December 2006) of Viacom, Inc., a global entertainment content company. he was Senior Advisor (October 2004 – May 2005) of Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co., a global investment firm. he served as Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer (2001 – 2003); Vice Chairman and Chief Operating Officer (2000 – 2001); Vice Chairman and Chief Financial Officer (1996 – 2000) of Young & Rubicam, Inc., a global marketing and communications company. He is Director, March of Dimes since 2013. He serves as Director, Northside Center for Child Development since 2003. he was Chairman of the Board, America’s Choice, Inc. (2004 – 2010).

Ynon Kreiz

Mr. Ynon Kreiz is Director of the company. He served as Chief Executive Officer of Maker Studios, Inc. (“Maker Studios”), the global leader in online short-form video and the largest content network on YouTube, from May 2013 to January 2015 and served as Chairman of its Board from June 2012 to May 2014. Before joining Maker Studios, from June 2008 to June 2011, Mr. Kreiz was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Endemol Group, the world’s largest independent television production company. Prior to Endemol Group, Mr. Kreiz served as a General Partner at Balderton Capital (formerly Benchmark Capital Europe) and was co-founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Fox Kids Europe N.V., a leading pay-TV channel in Europe and the Middle East. Mr. Kreiz currently serves on the Board of Advisors of UCLA’s Anderson School of Management and has served as a director of Warner Music Group Corp. and a member of its audit committee since April 2016.

Trevor Edwards

Mr. Trevor A. Edwards is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Edwards served as President, NIKE Brands since July 2013; Vice President, Global Brand & Category Management (August 2006 – June 2013); Vice President, Global Brand Management (2002 – 2006); Vice President, U.S. Brand Marketing (2000 – 2002); Vice President, EMEA Marketing (1999 – 2000); Director of Marketing for Europe (1997 – 1999); Director of Marketing for the Americas (1995 – 1997) of NIKE, Inc. He is Director, NIKE Foundation since 2005. He serves as Director, Management Leadership for Tomorrow since 2008.

Frances Fergusson

Dr. Frances D. Fergusson, Ph.D., is Independent Director of the Company. Dr. Fergusson was President, Chair of the Executive Committee and Trustee (1986 – 2006) of Vassar College. She serves as Vice Chair and Trustee, Ringling Museum of Art Foundation since 2013. She was Director, The Getty Trust since 2007; also Chair of Compensation Committee and serves on Finance Committee. She is Director, Second Stage Theatre since 2006; also serves on Executive Committee. she was Director, HSBC Bank USA (1990 – 2008); also Chair of Human Resources and Compensation Committee, and served on Executive Committee. She was Director of the following non-profit entities: The Mayo Clinic (1988 – 2002, also Chair 1998 – 2002); Harvard University Board of Overseers (2002 – 2008, President 2007 – 2008); National Humanities Center (2006 – 2012); Foundation for Contemporary Arts (2006 – 2012); The Noguchi Foundation (1997 – 2007); and The School of American Ballet (2007 – 2015, also Chair of Strategic Planning Committee).

Ann Lewnes

Ms. Ann Lewnes is Independent Director of the Company. Dr. Fergusson was President, Chair of the Executive Committee and Trustee (1986 – 2006) of Vassar College. She serves as Vice Chair and Trustee, Ringling Museum of Art Foundation since 2013. She was Director, The Getty Trust since 2007; also Chair of Compensation Committee and serves on Finance Committee. She is Director, Second Stage Theatre since 2006; also serves on Executive Committee. she was Director, HSBC Bank USA (1990 – 2008), also Chair of Human Resources and Compensation Committee, and served on Executive Committee. She was Director of the following non-profit entities: The Mayo Clinic (1988 – 2002, also Chair 1998 – 2002), Harvard University Board of Overseers (2002 – 2008, President 2007 – 2008); National Humanities Center (2006 – 2012), Foundation for Contemporary Arts (2006 – 2012), The Noguchi Foundation (1997 – 2007), and The School of American Ballet (2007 – 2015, also Chair of Strategic Planning Committee).

Dominic Ng

Mr. Dominic Ng is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Ng was Director of STX Entertainment since 2016. He was Director, California Bankers Association since 2016 (previously 2002 – 2011). He serves as Trustee, University of Southern California since 2014. He is the Member, Keck School of Medicine Board of Overseers since 2016. He was Director of the following non-profit entities and government organizations: Chairman, Committee of 100 (2011 – 2014),The United Way of Greater Los Angeles (2006 – 2014); Pacific Council on International Policy (2010 – 2013)Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco – Los Angeles Branch (2005 – 2011); Los Angeles’ Mayor’s Trade Advisory Council as Co-Chair (2009 – 2011).

Vasant Prabhu

Mr. Vasant M. Prabhu is Independent Director of the Company. 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. He was Director, U.S. India Business Counsel (2013 – 2014). He serves as Director, Knight Ridder (2003 – 2006); also served on Audit and Compensation Committees.

Dean Scarborough

Mr. Dean A. Scarborough is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Scarborough is Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors since May 2016, Chairman of the Board (April 2010 – May 2016), Chief Executive Officer (May 2005 – May 2016), President (May 2000 – October 2014), President and Chief Operating Officer of Avery Dennison Corporation (2000 – 2005).

Dirk Van de Put

Mr. Dirk Van de Put is Independent Director of the Company. 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 the Company. 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 Director of Novell, Inc., a software and service provider (2003 – 2010); served on Compensation and Corporate Governance Committees. She was Director of University of North Carolina Educational Foundation (2005 – 2009)