Mattel

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About
The worldwide leader in the design, manufacture and marketing of toys and family products.

Mission

Creating the Future of Play – Since the beginning, Mattel has taken an innovative and visionary approach to advancing play for children around the world. Our founders, Ruth and Elliot Handler; Herman Fisher and Irving Price, namesakes of Fisher-Price; Pleasant Rowland, founder of American Girl; and Reverend W.V. Awdry, creator of Thomas & Friends, all had one thing in common: they were creating the future of play long before we had the words to describe it. We are proud to continue their legacy today.

Company Overview
The Mattel family of companies (Nasdaq: MAT) is the worldwide leader in the design, manufacture and marketing of toys and family products. Mattel’s portfolio of best-selling brands includes Barbie®, the most popular fashion doll ever produced, Hot Wheels®, Monster High®, American Girl®, Thomas & Friends® and Fisher-Price® brands, including Little People® and Power Wheels®, as well as a wide array of entertainment-inspired toy lines. In 2013, Mattel was named one of the “World’s Most Ethical Companies” by Ethisphere Magazine and is also ranked No. 2 on Corporate Responsibility Magazine’s “100 Best Corporate Citizens” list. With worldwide headquarters in El Segundo, Calif., Mattel’s companies employ nearly 30,000 people in 40 countries and territories and sell products in more than 150 nations. At Mattel, we are Creating the Future of Play.