KEVIN M. FARR, CPA has been Chief Financial Officer for Mattel, Inc. since 2000. He previously served as Senior Vice President and Corporate Controller from 1996, and held various other positions since he joined Mattel in 1991. Mr. Farr currently is responsible for Mattel's worldwide financial functions, as well as information technology, strategic planning, mergers and acquisitions, investor relations, and corporate services. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the California Society of Certified Public Accountants. Mr. Farr serves on the Marshall School Corporate Advisory Board of the Marshall School of Business at the University of Southern California and the Board of Directors, Special Olympics International, and is Chairman of the Board for the Mattel Children's Foundation. Mr. Farr has been a director of Beckman Coulter since October 2004.