Richard Dickson has been President and Chief Operating Officer since April 2015. From January 2015 to April 2015, he served as President, Chief Brands Officer. He served as Chief Brands Officer from May 2014 to January 2015. From 2010 to 2014, Mr. Dickson served as President and CEO of Branded Businesses at The Jones Group, Inc. From 2008 to 2010, Mr. Dickson served as General Manager and Senior Vice President of Barbie at Mattel. From 2000 to 2008, he was Senior Vice President at Mattel overseeing Consumer Products, Marketing, Media, Entertainment and Packaging. Prior to Mattel, Mr. Dickson served as Vice President of Brand Management and Merchandising at Estée Lauder Companies, Inc. and was a principal with, an e-commerce beauty website he helped develop and manage until its acquisition by Estée Lauder. Mr. Dickson started his career and spent nearly a decade with Bloomingdale's, the leading U.S. fashion retailer.