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Mattel Inc (MAT.OQ)

MAT.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Global Select Market

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Ynon Kreiz

53 2018 Executive Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Richard Dickson

50 2015 President and Chief Operating Officer

Joseph Euteneuer

62 2017 Chief Financial Officer

Richard Gros

63 2015 Chief Human Resource Officer, Executive Vice President

Robert Normile

58 2011 Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Secretary

Geoffrey Walker

52 2013 Executive Vice President and Chief Strategic Technology Officer

Sven Gerjets

2017 Chief Technology Officer

Soren Laursen

2018 Executive Director

Nancy Elder

2017 Chief Communication Officer

Amy Thompson

42 2017 Chief People Officer

Michael Dolan

71 2015 Lead Independent Director

Adriana Cisneros

38 2018 Director

Roger Lynch

55 2018 Director

Judy Olian

66 2018 Director

Frances Fergusson

73 2006 Independent Director

Ann Lewnes

56 2015 Independent Director

Dominic Ng

59 2006 Independent Director

Vasant Prabhu

58 2007 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Ynon Kreiz

Mr. Ynon Kreiz is has been appointed Executive Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer Effective on May 17, 2018. Mr. Kreiz brings to Mattel’s Board of Directors significant leadership, finance, multimedia, and entertainment experience. As a former Chief Executive Officer of a number of global media companies and a board member of Warner Music Group Corp., he brings a valuable perspective on the entertainment, digital, and media industries, including a focus on children’s programming. He was also General Partner at Balderton Capital where he was active in early stage technology and media investments.

Richard Dickson

Mr. Richard Dickson is President, Chief Operating Officer of the Company. Mr. Dickson has been President and Chief Operating Officer since April 2015. From January 2015 to April 2015, he 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.

Joseph Euteneuer

Mr. Joseph J. Euteneuer is Chief Financial Officer of the company. Mr. Euteneuer has been Chief Financial Officer of Mattel since September 2017. From May 2016 to September 2017, he served as Co-Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer of the Americas of Rivada Networks, LLC., a communications technology business. From April 2011 to August 2015, he served as Chief Financial Officer of Sprint Corporation, a wireless communications company. Mr. Euteneuer was Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President of Qwest Communications, a wireline telecom company, from 2008 to 2011. Before joining Qwest Communications, he served as Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President of XM Satellite Radio Holdings from 2002 to 2008. From 1988 to 2002, Mr. Euteneuer held several executive roles at Comcast Corporation, including Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President at Comcast Corporation’s Business Communications/Broadnet Europe from 2000 to 2002; and earlier, Vice President, Corporate Development, and Corporate Controller from 1988 to 2000. Prior to joining Comcast, he served as Chief Operating Officer of LaCanasta Mexican Foods International. Earlier in his career, Mr. Euteneuer held leadership roles at Deloitte and PricewaterhouseCoopers. He 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.

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.

Soren Laursen

Mr. Soren T. Laursen is Executive Director of the Company. Mr. Laursen brings significant global commercial toy experience to Mattel, with deep expertise in developing strong brand franchises supported by compelling media, digital and technology activations. He most recently served as CEO of TOP-TOY Holding, the largest retailer of toys and children's products in the Nordic region, operating approximately 300 retail locations across Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norwayand Sweden, along with multiple stores in Germany. Prior to that, Mr. Laursen held a variety of senior leadership roles with The LEGO Group for more than 25 years. Mr. Laursen served as President of LEGO Systems, Inc., from 2004 to 2016 and held a variety of senior leadership roles overseeing various international markets, including EuropeandAsia/Pacific. Mr. Laursen serves as an advisor to The Toy Association - the leading toy industry trade group - where he also served as a member of the association's Board of Directors from 2004 to 2014, and as Chairman from 2012 to 2014.

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 brings to Mattel’s Board significant leadership, finance, global consumer products and branding, strategic marketing, and operations experience. Mr. Dolan also brings a valuable perspective on the entertainment industry through his experience as the former Chief Executive Officer of IMG, which is important to Mattel since many of our most popular toys are derived from licensed entertainment properties. In addition, Mr. Dolan’s long tenure with Young & Rubicam enables him to provide unique insights into brand building and advertising. Mr. Dolan has also gained valuable experience as the Chief Financial Officer of IMG, Viacom, and Young & Rubicam, where he dealt with complex accounting principles and judgments, internal controls, and financial reporting rules and regulations, and evaluated the financial results and financial reporting processes of large companies.

Adriana Cisneros

Ms. Adriana Cisneros is Director of the Company. She brings extensive global business, media and entertainment experience to Mattel’s Board. Ms. Cisneros currently serves as CEO of Cisneros, a global enterprise focused on media and entertainment, digital advertising solutions, real estate and social leadership. Previously, Ms. Cisneros served in a variety of leadership capacities with Cisneros, including Vice Chairman and Director of Strategy before assuming the role of CEO. She also currently serves as President of Fundación Cisneros, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to improving access to education in Latin America. In addition, Ms. Cisneros serves as a Director and Executive Committee Member of the Board of the International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, a Trustee of the Paley Center for Media and co-Chair of Endeavor Miami, an organization dedicated to promoting high impact entrepreneurship. Ms. Cisneros is a member of the Latin American Acquisitions Committee of the Museum of Modern Art (“MoMA”) in New York City. Chosen as a Henry Crown Fellow by the Aspen Institute, Ms. Cisneros also served as a Term Member at the Council of Foreign Relations (2011 - 2016). She earned a Bachelor’s Degree from Columbia University, and a Master’s Degree in journalism from New York University. She is a graduate of Harvard Business School’s Program for Leadership Development (2010).

Roger Lynch

Mr. Roger J. Lynch is Director of the Company. He is , a recognized leader in the digital entertainment and content delivery industries, serves as President and CEO of Pandora, the streaming music provider. Prior to joining Pandora in 2017, Mr. Lynch served as the founding CEO of Sling TV Holding L.L.C., the streaming television service of DISH Network LLC that delivers live sports, news and entertainment to broadband-connected devices. Before that, he served as Executive Vice President, Advanced Technologies of DISH, from 2009 to 2012. Earlier in his career, Mr. Lynch served as Chairman and CEO of Video Networks International, Ltd., an internet protocol television provider in the United Kingdom. While at Video Networks he won an Emmy® for Scamp, an on-demand children’s channel, and a BAFTA (British Academy of Film and The Arts) for V:MX, a collection of on-demand music video channels. Mr. Lynch also served as President and CEO of Chello Broadband N.V., a broadband Internet service provider with operations in 10 European countries. Prior to Chello, Mr. Lynch was an investment banker with Morgan Stanley. Mr. Lynch began his career as a Member of the Technical Staff (Physics) at the Hughes Aircraft Company. He is currently a member of the Board of Directors of Pandora, and the Board of Overseers of the Tuck School at Dartmouth College. Mr. Lynch earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Physics from the University of Southern California, and an MBA with highest distinction from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College.

Judy Olian

Dr. Judy D. Olian is Director of the Company. Dr. Olian served as Dean of the UCLA Anderson School of Management for more than twelve years, simultaneously holding the John E. Anderson Chair in Management, before being named the ninth President of Quinnipiac University in 2018. During her time at UCLA, more than half of Anderson’s current faculty were hired and she expanded the school’s Board of Advisors, attracting many prominent business leaders who represent diverse functional and global perspectives. She oversaw the launch of four new research centers and the social impact initiative, global partnerships, and fundraising of more than $450 million in philanthropic support for the school. Under her leadership, gender diversity among faculty and students increased significantly. Dr. Olian serves as a director of Ares Management LLC, a global alternative asset manager, and a director of United Therapeutics Corp., a biotechnology company addressing the needs of patients with chronic and life-threatening conditions. In addition, she is a member of the advisory board of Catalyst Inc., a global nonprofit organization that engages in research and advocacy to accelerate the progress of women in the workplace. Olian holds a BA in psychology from The Hebrew University, Jerusalem, and MSc and PhD degrees in industrial relations from the University of Wisconsin, Madison. Over the course of her academic career, Olian has been widely published in journals on human resource management, top management team composition and the business alignment of management systems.

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. As a global media and marketing leader in the technology industry, Ms. Lewnes brings to Mattel’s Board her significant leadership experience in branding, advertising, technology, and financial management marketing. She also brings experience in driving strategic growth and global demand at two public technology companies, as well as her experience serving on the boards of nonprofit entities. At Adobe, Ms. Lewnes is responsible for Adobe’s corporate brand, corporate communications, and integrated marketing efforts worldwide and has spearheaded the transformation of the company’s global marketing efforts to be digital-first and data-driven. At Intel, Ms. Lewnes played a key role globally positioning the business and products to consumers, business professionals, and key computer channels.

Dominic Ng

Mr. Dominic Ng is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Ng brings to Mattel’s Board significant experience in leadership, strategy, business development, and global business. He also has valuable experience in dealing with complex accounting principles and judgments, internal controls, and financial reporting rules and regulations, and evaluating financial results and financial reporting processes of large companies. Mr. Ng transformed East West Bank from a small savings and loan association based in Los Angeles into a large full service commercial bank with exclusive focus on the United States and Greater China markets. Mr. Ng’s extensive experience conducting business in China is extremely valuable to Mattel because of Mattel’s large manufacturing presence in China and emerging markets initiatives (including China). He also brings to Mattel’s Board extensive business and governmental relationships in the State of California and the greater metropolitan area of Los Angeles, where Mattel is headquartered.

Vasant Prabhu

Mr. Vasant M. Prabhu is Independent Director of the Company. As Chief Financial Officer of a number of large public companies, Mr. Prabhu brings to Mattel’s Board significant leadership experience dealing with complex accounting principles and judgments, internal controls, and financial reporting rules and regulations, and evaluating financial results and financial reporting processes of large companies. As Senior Vice President Finance & Chief Financial Officer of Pepsi International, Mr. Prabhu was responsible for the company’s franchise and had oversight of operations in more than 100 countries. His global management, retail, and finance experience are also important to Mattel, given Mattel’s significant international operations.

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