Bryan Stockton

Mattel nabs Google Americas boss for CEO post

American kids entertainment company Mattel has hired the president of Google’s Americas business to become its new CEO. Margo Georgiadis will succeed Christopher Sinclair, who has been the toyco’s CEO and chairman since early 2015. Mattel owns UK-based kids TV producer and distributor Hit Entertainment (Thomas & Friends, Bob the Builder), and last year launched […]

Mattel CEO resigns as profits plunge

The chairman and CEO of Hit Entertainment’s parent company, Mattel, has resigned after weak sales hit the US toy company’s bottom line. Bryan Stockton has stepped down, with independent board lead Christopher Sinclair installed as interim chair and chief executive. Mattel acquired UK-based Thomas the Tank Engine (aka Thomas & Friends) rights owner Hit for […]