NEOs. Named Executive Officers, our executive officers named in the Summary Compensation Table. For 2008, our NEOs and their titles were
Robert A. Eckert, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
Kevin M. Farr, Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
Neil B. Friedman, President, Mattel Brands
Bryan G. Stockton, President, International
Thomas A. Debrowski, Executive Vice President, Worldwide Operations
NOPAT less a capital charge. Net Operating Profit After Taxes less a capital charge, also referred to as the company financial goal.
PIP. Mattel, Inc. Personal Investment Plan, our tax-qualified, 401(k) savings plan.
SERP. 2005 Supplemental Executive Retirement Plan, our supplemental, non-qualified pension plan for certain executives.
RSUs. Restricted Stock Units. An RSU provides the right to receive a share of Mattel common stock (or, at the companys discretion,
the cash equivalent) upon settlement of the award. RSUs may vest over a specified period of time (time-vested RSUs) or based upon the achievement of specified performance criteria (performance-based RSUs), and may be settled upon vesting or at a