Chairman and CEO
Ynon Kreiz is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Mattel. Ynon joined Mattel as CEO in April 2018 and was appointed Chairman of the Board of Directors in May 2018, following several executive leadership positions in the media and entertainment industry. Prior to Mattel, Ynon was Chairman and CEO of Maker Studios, a global leader in short-form video content. Before Maker Studios, Ynon was Chairman and CEO of the Endemol Group, the world's largest independent television production company and owner of major programming franchises including Big Brother and Deal or No Deal. Prior to Endemol, Ynon was a General Partner at Balderton Capital. Before this, Ynon co-founded Fox Kids Europe NV where he served as Chairman and CEO. Ynon serves on the Board of Directors of Warner Music Group. He is a member of the Board of Trustees of the Anderson Graduate School of Management at UCLA. He is also a member of Business Roundtable.