Mattel Expands Role Of Board Member And Global Toy Industry Veteran Soren T. Laursen To Executive Director

Mr. Laursen held a variety of leadership roles at The LEGO Group for more than 25 years, including serving as President of LEGO Systems for over a decade, and was most recently CEO of TOP
TOY, the largest retailer of toys and children’s products in…

Barbie Pushes Global Initiative To Champion Girls’ Limitless Potential With “Dream Gap Project”

Ahead of International Day of the Girl, Brand Announces Commitment to Combat Gender Bias EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Oct. 9, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — (NASDAQ: MAT) – Today, Barbie® announces the Dream Gap Project, a multi-year global initiative to raise awareness …

Mattel Announces Third Quarter 2018 Financial Results Conference Call

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Oct. 4, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAT) today announced that it plans to release its third quarter 2018 financial results on Thursday, October 25, 2018, at approximately 4:05 p.m. Eastern time. Following this, …

Mattel’s First Global Day Of Play Brings The Power Of Play To Thousands Of Children

More than 1,000 Mattel Employees Will Volunteer in Support of Hospitals, Schools and Other Children’s Organizations Around the World EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Sept. 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Today, Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAT) announced its first-ever Global …

Mattel Elects Dr. Judy Olian To Board Of Directors

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Sept. 13, 2018 — Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAT) announced today that Dr. Judy Olian, the ninth President of Quinnipiac University and former Dean of the UCLA Anderson School of Management, has been elected to the Company’s Board of Dir…

Thomas & Friends Launches Collaboration With the United Nations to Inspire the Next Generation of Global Citizens

The collaboration was launched today at the United Nations Headquarters in a roundtable event supported by Actress, Filmmaker and Activist Olivia Wilde New Thomas & Friends Season 22 “Big World! Big Adventures!” Debuts Today on Nickelodeon to Explore …

Mattel Launches New Theatrical Film Division

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Sept. 6, 2018 — Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAT) today announced the creation of Mattel Films, a new division of the Company focused on developing and producing motion pictures based on the Company’s iconic and globally-recognized franch…

UNO® Holds Title as #1 Games Property in the United States*

UNO® is once again the number-one games property in the U.S. exclusive of collector card games, according to latest NPD Group U.S. Retail Tracking Report[1].

Mattel Launches Global Franchise Management Group To Extend Mattel Brands To Consumer Products, Content Distribution, Digital Gaming

CHILDREN’S ENTERTAINMENT FRANCHISE VETERAN, JANET HSU, TO LEAD NEWLY FORMED ORGANIZATION – Janet Hsu will oversee a newly-created Global Franchise Management organization, complementing Mattel’s toy business, to extend the company’s brands to new …

Mattel Promotes Steve Totzke to Chief Commercial Officer

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Aug. 16, 2018 — Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAT) today announced the promotion of Steve Totzke to the role of Chief Commercial Officer, with oversight of a new, unified global commercial organization for Mattel, effective immediately. Mr…

Mattel Elects Adriana Cisneros And Roger Lynch To Board Of Directors

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Aug. 13, 2018 — Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAT) announced today that Adriana Cisneros, CEO of Cisneros Group of Companies, and Roger Lynch, President and CEO of Pandora Media, Inc., have been elected to the company’s Board of Directors,…

Mattel Reports Second Quarter 2018 Financial Results

– Worldwide net sales of $841 million in the second quarter. – Barbie® and Hot Wheels® continue strong momentum; Barbie gross sales up 12% and Hot Wheels gross sales up 21%, despite impact of Toys “R” Us™ liquidation. – Net sales decline driven by …

Mattel Announces Second Quarter 2018 Financial Results Conference Call

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., July 2, 2018 — Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAT) today announced that it plans to release its second quarter 2018 financial results on Wednesday, July 25, 2018, at approximately 4:05 p.m. Eastern time. Following this, Mattel will host a…

Barbie® Adds New STEM Career To Her Resume

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., June 26, 2018 — (NASDAQ: MAT) — Today, the Barbie® brand launches Robotics Engineer Barbie, a doll designed to pique girls’ interest in STEM and shine a light on an underrepresented career field for women. This new doll joins a….

Mattel, Inc. Announces Pricing of Private Offering of Senior Notes due 2025

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., May 23, 2018 — Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAT) (“Mattel” or the “Company”) announced today that it has priced the previously announced offering of $500,000,000 aggregate principal amount of 6.750% Senior Notes due 2025 (the “New…

Mattel, Inc. Announces $500 Million Additional Private Offering of Senior Notes due 2025

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., May 21, 2018 — Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAT) (“Mattel” or the “Company”) announced today that it intends to offer, subject to market conditions and other factors, $500,000,000 in aggregate principal amount of its 6.750% Senior Notes…

Hot Wheels® Celebrates 50th Anniversary

Brand Marks 50th with Yearlong Lineup of Live Experiences, New Digital Content, Product, Partnerships and Commemorative Items EL SEGUNDO, Calif., May 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Today, Hot Wheels, the number-one selling toy in the world* with nearly 500 …

Mattel Reports First Quarter 2018 Financial Results

– Worldwide net sales down 4% as reported. – Worldwide gross sales up 2%, excluding impact of Toys “R” Us liquidation. – Key Power Brand momentum remains strong, with Barbie® and Hot Wheels® up double digits. – Results reflect $87 million operating …

Mattel Names Ynon Kreiz As Chief Executive Officer, Effective April 26, 2018

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., April 19, 2018 — Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAT) today announced that the Board of Directors has named Ynon Kreiz, a Mattel director since June 2017, as Chief Executive Officer effective April 26, 2018.  Margo Georgiadis, who became…..

Mattel Announces First Quarter 2018 Financial Results Conference Call

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., April 13, 2018 — Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAT) today announced that it plans to release its first quarter 2018 financial results on Thursday, April 26, 2018, at approximately 4:05 p.m. Eastern time. Following this, Mattel will host …