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Mattel Mourns the Passing of Former Chairman and CEO Bryan G. Stockton

Sunday, August 2, 2020 - 8:42pm

Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAT) mourns the tragic passing of Bryan G. Stockton, former Chairman and CEO of Mattel.

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  • Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAT) mourns the tragic passing of Bryan G. Stockton, former Chairman and CEO of Mattel.
  • Ynon Kreiz, Chairman and CEO of Mattel said, We are saddened by the news of Bryans sudden passing.
  • Bryan was a beloved leader at Mattel whose many contributions to the toy industry will live on for years to come.
  • Stockton spent 15 years at Mattel, including serving as Chief Executive Officer from 2012 to 2015 and Chairman from 2013 to 2015.

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Tuesday, July 28, 2020 - 6:15pm

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Barbie® Unveils 2020 Campaign Team Set to Encourage All Girls to Raise Their Voice

Tuesday, July 28, 2020 - 12:00pm

Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAT) today announced the Barbie 2020 Campaign Team set to expose girls to public leadership roles and pique their interest in shaping the future.

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  • Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAT) today announced the Barbie 2020 Campaign Team set to expose girls to public leadership roles and pique their interest in shaping the future.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200728005341/en/
    Barbie Unveils 2020 Campaign Team Set to Encourage All Girls to Raise Their Voice (Photo: Business Wire)
    With seven runs for office since 1992, Barbie has a long history of showing girls they can and should be in office.
  • The set highlights dolls of different ethnicities, including a Black candidate, to remind all girls they can lead from the polls to the podium.
  • The Barbie Campaign Team, sold as a set, is available for $39.99 from major online retailers starting today.

Diana S. Ferguson Appointed to Mattel Board of Directors

Wednesday, July 22, 2020 - 2:05pm

Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAT) announced today that Diana S. Ferguson, Chief Financial Officer of Cleveland Avenue LLC, has been appointed to the Companys Board of Directors effective July 21, 2020.

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  • Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAT) announced today that Diana S. Ferguson, Chief Financial Officer of Cleveland Avenue LLC, has been appointed to the Companys Board of Directors effective July 21, 2020.
  • Diana is a highly experienced executive who brings a proven track record of corporate financial management and strategic planning to our Board, said Ynon Kreiz, Chairman and CEO of Mattel.
  • I look forward to working with Ynon and the rest of the Board on the transformation journey that is well under way, said Ferguson.
  • Ferguson is a member of the Board of Directors of Frontier Communications, where she serves on the Nominating and Governance Committee and chairs the Compensation Committee.

Intellivision Entertainment™ Reveals Exciting New Licenses To Expand Its Diverse Portfolio Of Sports Themed Video Games

Thursday, July 16, 2020 - 6:28pm

That historic collaboration represented the first video game license with a professional sports league a pioneering trend in the industry that Intellivision embraced across almost every sport.

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  • That historic collaboration represented the first video game license with a professional sports league a pioneering trend in the industry that Intellivision embraced across almost every sport.
  • Unlike anything available at the time, Intellivision's Major League Baseball game was the first home video game ever to feature spoken voice (e.g.
  • The original Major League Baseball is the best-selling Intellivision game of all time with approximately one in three Intellivision households owning the title.
  • Bringing yet another first to the baseball video game industry, Intellivision's MLB licensed game will introduce a competitive play option.

Mattel Films and Universal Pictures to Develop Live-Action Feature Film Based on Wishbone™

Wednesday, July 15, 2020 - 4:00pm

Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAT) and Universal Pictures announced today plans to develop a live-action motion picture Wishbone based on the hit television series from the nineties about the iconic Jack Russell terrier.

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  • Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAT) and Universal Pictures announced today plans to develop a live-action motion picture Wishbone based on the hit television series from the nineties about the iconic Jack Russell terrier.
  • Wishbone is the first theatrical film collaboration between Mattel Films and Universal Pictures and the ninth Mattel Films project in development.
  • Mattel Films will produce Wishbone alongside Academy Award-winner Peter Farrelly (Green Book, Theres Something About Mary).
  • Robbie Brenner, executive producer, and Kevin McKeon, supervising producer, will lead the project for Mattel Films, and Lexi Barta, director of development, will oversee the project for Universal Pictures.

Mattel, Nelvana and 9 Story All Turn to Future Today for Distribution of Content

Tuesday, July 7, 2020 - 3:43pm

Were thrilled to partner with Future Today to distribute Mattel content to their expansive network, said Andrea Carpenter, Senior Director of Entertainment & Content Distribution, Mattel.

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  • Were thrilled to partner with Future Today to distribute Mattel content to their expansive network, said Andrea Carpenter, Senior Director of Entertainment & Content Distribution, Mattel.
  • Kids are now consuming more content than ever before, across multiple platforms and devices, said Mellany Masterson, Head of Nelvana Enterprises.
  • Future Today has been a great partner since its launch in 2006, providing engaging entertainment to kids of all ages in a safe environment.
  • We are thrilled to work with a growing group of the highest quality kids content providers, said David DiLorenzo, EVP of Kids & Family at Future Today.

Mattel Announces Second Quarter 2020 Financial Results Conference Call

Thursday, July 2, 2020 - 9:05pm

Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAT) today announced that it plans to release its second quarter 2020 financial results on Thursday, July 23, 2020, at approximately 4:05 p.m. Eastern time.

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  • Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAT) today announced that it plans to release its second quarter 2020 financial results on Thursday, July 23, 2020, at approximately 4:05 p.m. Eastern time.
  • Following this, Mattel will host a conference call and webcast at 5:00 p.m. Eastern time.
  • The conference call will be webcast on Mattel's Investor Relations website, https://investors.mattel.com/ .
  • Since its founding in 1945, Mattel is proud to be a trusted partner in empowering children to explore the wonder of childhood and reach their full potential.

Experiential Marketing Experts Affected by COVID-19 Launch Playhaus Designs to Bring Fun Creative Builds and Purposeful Play to Your Bedroom, Backyard or Basement

Monday, June 29, 2020 - 2:00pm

NEW YORK, June 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Dara Frank and Elizabeth Santana are proud to announce the launch of Playhaus .

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  • NEW YORK, June 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Dara Frank and Elizabeth Santana are proud to announce the launch of Playhaus .
  • Playhaus is a design and fabrication studio specializing in room takeover custom imaginative play builds as well as build your own kits to provide new play areas for kids and adults.
  • The Playhaus out of the box kits are also safe and consist of designs you won't see anywhere else."
  • Playhaus is a new venture from Dara Frank and Elizabeth Jenkins, two experiential marketing experts having built conference activations pre-COVID-19 for American Express, Mattel and Netflix.

American Girl Announces Exclusive Team USA Collection as Part of Inspiring Summer Lineup

Thursday, June 25, 2020 - 12:00pm
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  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200625005227/en/
    American Girl's exclusive Team USA product collection of 18-inch doll-sized summer sports gear inspires girls to dream big.
  • The new lineup includes:
    Team USA Collection : Designed to inspire girls to dream big and cheer on our countrys amazing athletes, the exclusive doll sets feature 18-inch doll-sized Team USA gear for the following six summer sports: gymnastics, soccer, swimming, track & field, softball, and beach volleyball.
  • A Team USA Medal Ceremony Set and a girl-sized Team USA Go for the Gold Tee will help fans gear up for next years celebrations.
  • The Team USA doll sets are available to purchase individually or as play packs as part of the customized American Girl Gift Trunk experience.