Catherine Frymark

EVP, Corporate Communications at Mattel

Catherine Frymark is the EVP, Corporate Communications at Mattel. Frymark joined Mattel from Discovery, Inc., where she most recently served as Group Senior Vice President, Communications. Over her 20-year tenure at Discovery, Frymark held a variety of leadership positions, overseeing corporate communications as well as communications for multiple divisions within the Company including affiliate distribution, advertising sales, digital media and commerce. Beyond her corporate responsibilities, Frymark also served in a leadership capacity within Discovery’s lifestyle brands group, messaging the strength of the Company’s industry-leading portfolio of female networks, highlighted by the #1 cable network for women in America, TLC.

Among the key responsibilities throughout her career at Discovery, Frymark oversaw corporate communications, articulating the Company’s business strategy on matters including mergers, acquisitions and divestitures, financial communications, and served as a corporate spokesperson. Chief among her many achievements for Discovery, Frymark led communications for the Company’s acquisition and integration of Scripps Networks, home to networks such as HGTV and Food Network. In addition to external communications, she has led the Company’s internal and employee communications teams, global events, viewer relations and Discovery’s corporate social media practice.

Before joining Discovery, Frymark held communications roles at PG&E National Energy Group and the Greater San Diego Chamber of Commerce. She began her career in public relations at Capener, Matthews & Walcher Advertising & Public Relations in San Diego. Frymark earned her bachelor’s degree from Syracuse University.



  • EVP, Corporate Communications

    December, 2020 - present

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