Alan Kaye is senior vice president of Human Resources for Mattel, Inc., overseeing the human resources activities for a worldwide employee population of about 25,000. His areas of responsibility span all aspects of Human Resources including compensation and benefits, leadership development, organizational development and training, recruitment and employee relations, succession planning, people systems and Human Resources policies, as well as worldwide security.
Kaye has more than 25 years experience in human resources management for predominately multi-national organizations. He joined Mattel in July 1997 from Kaufman and Broad Home Corporation, where he served as head of Human Resources and Organization Planning before assuming a line-operating role as president of the company's Texas division.
Prior to his tenure at Kaufman and Broad, Kaye was senior vice president of human resources and corporate services at Columbia Savings and Loan in Beverly Hills, California. Earlier in his career, he also served as director of high technology consulting for the compensation firm Hay Group. Kaye began his career spending 12 years with IBM Corporation in various human resources management positions of increasing responsibility.
Kaye earned a Bachelor of Science degree in business from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and an M.B.A. in industrial relations from the University of California at Los Angeles.
Mattel, Inc. is the worldwide leader in the design, manufacture and marketing of toys with approximately $5 billion in annual sales. The company's rich portfolio of brands are known to generations of children around the world, and include Barbie®, Fisher-Price®, Hot Wheels® and American Girl®. With headquarters in El Segundo, California, Mattel has offices and facilities in 42 countries and sells its products in more than 150 nations throughout the world.