Mattel Appts. R. Dickson Chief Brands Officer

Mattel has named Richard Dickson as Chief Brands Officer, with oversight for worldwide brand strategy across the company’s portfolio of brands, including Barbie, Hot Wheels, Fisher-Price and Thomas & Friends. Dickson, who brings more than two decades of experience with leading consumer brands to Mattel will oversee all aspects of marketing strategy, creative execution, and product development.