Executive Bios


Richard Dickson

President & COO, Mattel

Richard Dickson has been President and Chief Operating Officer since April 2015. From January 2015 to April 2015, he served as President, Chief Brands Officer. He served as Chief Brands Officer from May...

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Lisa McKnight

Senior Vice President and Global Brand General Manager, Barbie

Lisa McKnight serves as Senior Vice President and Global General Manager for Mattel’s Barbie brand, a role she has held since 2016. In this role, McKnight leads a global team that’s focused on brand...

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Kimberly Culmone

Vice President, Barbie Design

Kim Culmone serves as Mattel’s Vice President of Barbie Design, a position she has held since 2013. In this role, Culmone sets the global creative vision for the No. 1 girls’ toy property in the world....

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Robert Best

Senior Director, Barbie Design

Twenty years ago, a talented young fashion designer met his muse. That designer is Robert Best and his inspiration was Barbie. After designing for Donna Karan and Isaac Mizrahi, Best came to Mattel to...

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Michelle Chidoni

Vice President, Global Brand Communications

Michelle Chidoni serves as Vice President of Global Brand Communications for Mattel, a position she has held since 2016. She oversees global communications and manages the reputation for Mattel’s power...

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