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March 9, 2011

Robert Eckert, chairman and CEO of Mattel, will be presented the community leader award at the Exceptional Children’s Foundation's 65th Anniversary Gala.

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. -- Robert Eckert, chairman and CEO of Mattel, will be presented the community leader award at the Exceptional Children’s Foundation's 65th Anniversary Gala. The recognition acknowledges Eckert’s leadership and ongoing commitment to shaping the development of generations of children, inspiring creativity and innovation and for demonstrating what's possible through a world of play, Mattel reported.

February 2, 2011

Mattel reported that for the fourth quarter, net income was $325.2 million, or 89 cents per share, compared with last year’s fourth quarter net income of $328.4 million, or 89 cents per share.

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. -- Mattel reported that for the fourth quarter, net income was $325.2 million, or 89 cents per share, compared with last year’s fourth quarter net income of $328.4 million, or 89  cents per share. For the year, the company reported net income of $684.9 million, or $1.86 per share, compared with last year’s net income of $528.7 million, or $1.45 per share.

January 5, 2011

Mattel announced that it has appointed Bryan Stockton, Mattel’s president of international, to the new position of chief operating officer, effective immediately. Stockton will report to Robert Eckert, chairman and chief executive officer of Mattel, as will Mattel’s finance, legal and human resources functions.

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. - Mattel announced that it has appointed Bryan Stockton, Mattel’s president of international, to the new position of chief operating officer, effective immediately. Stockton will report to Robert Eckert, chairman and chief executive officer of Mattel, as will Mattel’s finance, legal and human resources functions.

The company also announced that Neil Friedman, president of Mattel brands, will be leaving the company in March 2011.