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Jill Barad (née Elikann; born May 23, 1951) is an American businesswoman from New York City, who was CEO of Mattel from 1997 to 2000.

Jill Barad
Born
Jill Elikann

(1951-05-23) May 23, 1951 (age 68)
Alma materQueens College
Known forCEO of Mattel (1997–2000)
Spouse(s)Thomas Barad (m. 1979)

CareerEdit

While she was CEO, Mattel was poised to become the largest toy company in the world.[1] She resigned under pressure from investors following disappointing earnings. She received almost $50 million in severance pay.[2][3][4][5][6]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Barad, Jill E."Current Biography Yearbook 1995. The H.W. Wilson Company. 1995. p. 35
  2. ^ "Jill E. Barad". Encyclopædia Britannica. Retrieved April 1, 2016.
  3. ^ David, Mark (April 26, 2012). "Former Mattel CEO Jill Barad (Re-)Lists Barbie-free Sunset Boulevard Mansion". Variety. Retrieved April 1, 2016.
  4. ^ Morris, Kathleen (May 25, 1998). "THE RISE OF JILL BARAD". BusinessWeek. Archived from the original on March 27, 2016. Retrieved April 1, 2016.
  5. ^ "Mattel ousts Barad". CNNMoney. February 3, 2000. Retrieved April 1, 2016.
  6. ^ Bannon, Lisa (1 May 2000). "Mattel Proxy Says Barad Received Severance Package Near $50 Million" – via www.wsj.com.