Margo Georgiadis

Mattel names Ynon Kreiz CEO

Mattel has appointed ex-Maker Studios and Endemol Group boss, Ynon Kreiz, as CEO. The move will be effective from April 26, 2018. Margo Georgiadis, who has acted as CEO for just over a year, has stepped down to become CEO at Ancestry, the consumer genomics company. Georgiadis will serve in an advisory role at Mattel […]

Mattel names ex-Endemol & Maker Studios boss chair

Former Endemol, Maker Studios and Fox Kids Europe boss Ynon Kreiz has been named non-executive chairman of kids TV and entertainment company Mattel. Kreiz (pictured) has been a director at the Califonia-based toy giant since June last year, and will now succeed executive chairman Christopher Sinclair, who is retiring. “Over the past several months, the […]

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 […]