Board of Directors

  • Tracy Leinbach

    Tracy A. Leinbach

    Chair of the Board

    Hasbro, Inc.

    Tracy A. Leinbach

    Chair of the Board

    Hasbro, Inc.

    Tracy A. Leinbach served as the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Ryder System, Inc. (a global logistics and transportation and supply chain solutions provider) from 2003 until 2006. Prior thereto, Ms. Leinbach served as Executive Vice President, Fleet Management Solutions for Ryder since 2001. Prior to her career with Ryder, Ms. Leinbach worked for PricewaterhouseCoopers in public accounting and was a CPA.

    QUALIFICATIONS

    • Extensive business experience in global operations, strategic and financial planning, auditing and accounting.
    • Significant experience involving global operating and financial management, responsibility and oversight, as well as global supply chain management, with Ryder, spanning a career with Ryder of over 21 years. During her career she led the company’s largest business unit in the U.S., as well as units in Europe, Mexico and Canada.
    • Experience as a controller and chief financial officer at many of Ryder’s subsidiaries and divisions.
    • Possesses knowledge, expertise and experience in strategic planning, management, operations, logistics and risk management for a large multinational company, corporate finance, sales, and expertise in issues regarding financial reporting and accounting issues for large public companies.

    OTHER CURRENT PUBLIC COMPANY BOARDS

    • Veritiv Corporation
      • Compensation and Leadership Development Committee Chair
      • Nominating and Governance Committee
      • Personnel and Compensation Committee

    FORMER PUBLIC COMPANY BOARDS HELD IN THE PAST FIVE YEARS

    • Forward Air Corporation
    Independent Director
    Chairman of the Board
  • Kenneth Bronfin

    Kenneth A. Bronfin

    Senior Managing Director

    Hearst Ventures

    Kenneth A. Bronfin

    Senior Managing Director

    Hearst Ventures

    Kenneth A. Bronfin is Senior Managing Director of Hearst Ventures (the strategic investment division of diversified media, information and services company Hearst Corporation), serving in this role since 2013. Prior to that, he served as President of Hearst Interactive Media since 2002, and Deputy Group Head of Hearst Interactive Media since 1996.

    QUALIFICATIONS

    • Extensive expertise and experience in operational and executive roles in the media and digital services sectors, as well as experience in strategic planning and corporate finance.
    • Experience in a number of executive positions where he was in charge of interactive media and digital businesses and where he led new business ventures, strategic investments and acquisitions in the digital content and media industries.
    • Experience serving on private and public company boards of directors.
    • Substantial knowledge, expertise and experience, including operations and business planning experience, in the media, digital products and digital services industries, including expertise in international media, advertising, marketing, and analyzing and anticipating consumer trends.

    OTHER CURRENT PUBLIC COMPANY BOARDS

    • None

    FORMER PUBLIC COMPANY BOARDS HELD IN THE PAST FIVE YEARS

    • None
    Independent Director
  • Michael  Burns

    Michael Burns

    Vice Chairman

    Lions Gate Entertainment

    Michael Burns

    Vice Chairman

    Lions Gate Entertainment

    Michael R. Burns is the Vice Chairman and a member of the board of directors of Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. (a global entertainment company with significant motion picture and television operations), serving in this role since 2000. Lions Gate acquired Starz in December 2016. From 1991 to 2000, Mr. Burns was the Managing Director and Head of the Los Angeles Investment Banking Office of Prudential Securities Inc.

    QUALIFICATIONS

    • Extensive knowledge and experience in content development and brand building, including in the use of creative storytelling and immersive entertainment across platforms to build global entertainment franchises.
    • Significant experience in the entertainment industry, including operating and financial expertise in motion picture and television development, production, financing, marketing, distribution and monetization.
    • Expertise in strategic planning, investing and content building in media and entertainment-driven multi- platform businesses.
    • Investment banking, corporate finance, and international business experience.

    OTHER CURRENT PUBLIC COMPANY BOARDS

    • Lions Gate Entertainment Corp.

    FORMER PUBLIC COMPANY BOARDS HELD IN THE PAST FIVE YEARS

    • None
    Independent Director
    • Hope Cochran

      Hope Cochran

      Managing Director

      Madrona Venture Group

      Hope Cochran

      Managing Director

      Madrona Venture Group

      Hope F. Cochran is a Managing Director at Madrona Venture Group (a technology-focused venture capital group). Prior to joining Madrona in January 2017, Ms. Cochran was the Chief Financial Officer of King Digital Entertainment from 2013 to 2016. From 2005 to 2013, Ms. Cochran was the Chief Financial Officer for Clearwire, Inc.

      QUALIFICATIONS

      • Extensive experience spanning more than 20 years as a senior financial executive in the digital gaming and telecom industries.
      • Significant knowledge of development of digital content businesses.
      • International business expertise in managing global teams, and talent in managing, growing and overseeing global businesses.
      • Substantial experience as a chief financial officer and overseeing financial and accounting issues for public companies.

      OTHER CURRENT PUBLIC COMPANY BOARDS

      • MongoDB, Inc.
        • Audit Committee Chair
        • Compensation Committee
      • New Relic, Inc.
        • Audit Committee Chair

      FORMER PUBLIC COMPANY BOARDS HELD IN THE PAST FIVE YEARS

      • None
      Independent Director
    • Lisa Gersh

      Lisa Gersh

      Outside Advisor; Former Chief Executive Officer, Alexander Wang

      Alexander Wang

      Lisa Gersh

      Outside Advisor; Former Chief Executive Officer, Alexander Wang

      Alexander Wang

      Lisa Gersh is an outside advisor to companies investing in the media space. She previously served as the Chief Executive Officer of Alexander Wang (a global fashion brand) from October 2017 to October 2018. Ms. Gersh served as the Chief Executive Officer of Goop, Inc. (a lifestyle publication curated by Gwyneth Paltrow) from 2014 to 2016, and President and Chief Executive Officer of Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, Inc. (an integrated media and merchandising company) from 2012 to 2013. Prior to that, she served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, Inc. from 2011 to 2012, and a director of Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, Inc. from 2011 to 2013.

      QUALIFICATIONS

      • Extensive experience in the media, branded products and entertainment industries, including television, digital entertainment and publishing.
      • Operating and executive positions with multiple leading media and brand-driven companies, including as Chief Executive Officer of Alexander Wang, Chief Executive Officer of Goop, Inc., President and Chief Executive Officer of Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia and President and co- founder of Oxygen Media.
      • Expertise in business and strategic planning, in media, retail, brand-driven and entertainment industries, including the cable television and digital industries.
      • Skilled and highly knowledgeable in marketing and branding, media trends and in building global brand- driven businesses.

      OTHER CURRENT PUBLIC COMPANY BOARDS

      • Establishment Labs Holdings Inc.
        • Nominating and Governance Committee Chair
      • Pershing Square Tontine Holdings, Ltd.
        • Compensation Committee Chair
        • Audit Committee
      • Moneylion
        • Nominating and Governance Committee Chair

      FORMER PUBLIC COMPANY BOARDS HELD IN THE PAST FIVE YEARS

      comScore, Inc.

      Independent Director
      • Edward Philip

        Edward M. Philip

        Retired Chief Operating Officer

        Partners in Health

        Edward M. Philip

        Retired Chief Operating Officer

        Partners in Health

        Edward M. Philip served as the Chief Operating Officer of Partners in Health (a non-profit healthcare organization) from January 2013 to March 2017. In addition, Mr. Philip was a Special Partner at Highland Consumer Fund (consumer-oriented private equity fund), serving in this role from 2013 to 2017. He served as Managing General Partner at Highland Consumer Fund from 2006 to 2013. Prior to that, Mr. Philip served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Decision Matrix Group, Inc. (research and consulting firm) from May 2004 to November 2005, and was Senior Vice President of Terra Networks, S.A. (global Internet company) from October 2000 to January 2004. In 1995, Mr. Philip joined Lycos, Inc. (an Internet service provider and search company) as one of its founding members. During his time with Lycos, Mr. Philip held the positions of President, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer at different times.

        QUALIFICATIONS

        • More than 30 years of business and management experience, including years of experience as both an operating executive and chief financial officer of multinational corporations.
        • Experience in strategic, business and financial planning in consumer-based and technology-based industries and in overseeing management teams of such companies, as well as in managing teams responding to complex and critical international issues.
        • Possesses expertise regarding internet and technology-based industries, the use of the internet and digital media for building businesses, expertise in strategic planning and execution in complex global organizations.
        • Expertise in consumer trends and in the family entertainment industry.
        • Significant experience in corporate finance, financial reporting and accounting matters for large multinational public companies, as well as in the operation and management of large multinational organizations.

        OTHER CURRENT PUBLIC COMPANY BOARDS

        • Experience Investment Corp.
          • Audit Committee
        • United Airlines Holdings, Inc.
          • Audit Committee
          • Nominating and Governance Committee
        • BRP Inc.
          • Human Resources and Compensation Committee
          • Nominating, Governance and Social Responsibility Committee
          • FORMER PUBLIC COMPANY BOARDS HELD IN THE PAST FIVE YEARS
        • None
        Independent Director
        • Laurel J. Richie

          Laurel J. Richie

          Former President Women’s National Basketball Association

          Laurel J. Richie

          Former President Women’s National Basketball Association

          Laurel J. Richie served as President of the Women’s National Basketball Association LLC (“WNBA”) from May 2011 to November 2015. Prior to her appointment in 2011 to the WNBA, she served as Chief Marketing Officer of Girl Scouts of the United States of America from 2008 to 2011. From 1984 to 2008, she held various positions at Ogilvy & Mather, including Senior Partner and Executive Group Director and founding member of the agency’s Diversity Advisory Board.

          Ms. Richie is a former Trustee of the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame and currently serves as chair of the Board of Trustees at Dartmouth College, and a consultant to Fortune 100 c-suite executives on matters of personal leadership and corporate culture.

          QUALIFICATIONS

          • Significant executive management and leadership experience, together with strategic and operational expertise.
          • Extensive experience and skills in global marketing and brand-management skills.
          • Deep experience in corporate culture.
          • Leader in creating and supporting diverse and inclusive teams.

          OTHER CURRENT PUBLIC COMPANY BOARDS

          • Bright Horizons Family Solutions Inc.
            • Audit Committee
            • Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee Chair
          • Synchrony Financial
            • Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee
            • Management Development and Compensation Committee Chair

          FORMER PUBLIC COMPANY BOARDS HELD IN THE PAST FIVE YEARS

          • None
          Independent Director
        • Richard Stoddart

          Richard S. Stoddart

          Interim CEO

          Hasbro, Inc.

          Richard S. Stoddart

          Interim CEO

          Hasbro, Inc.

          Richard S. Stoddart is the former President and Chief Executive Officer of InnerWorkings, Inc. (a global marketing execution firm), serving in that role since 2017 until 2020 when Innerworkings, Inc. was acquired. Mr. Stoddart was the Chief Executive Officer of Leo Burnett Worldwide from February 2016 to 2017, the Chief Executive Officer of Leo Burnett North America from 2013 to 2016 and the President of Leo Burnett North America from 2005 to 2013.

          QUALIFICATIONS

          • Extensive experience in the advertising, marketing and communications industries, including in television, digital, social media, point-of-sale, packaging and print, and in building global brands and businesses.
          • As the former Chief Executive Officer of InnerWorkings, the largest global marketing execution company, Mr. Stoddart became recognized for his strategic and commercial leadership of the company, investor and analyst communications, and financial stewardship as well as his expertise in all facets of marketing execution and marketing supply chain management.
          • In his prior role as Chief Executive Officer of one of the world’s largest advertising agencies, Mr. Stoddart was recognized for his leadership in the development and integration of shopper, digital, social and mobile capabilities as part of a company’s overall marketing and brand strategy.
          • Possesses knowledge, expertise and experience regarding branding and brand building, marketing and marketing strategy across media platforms, including in traditional advertising, digital advertising and social media; expertise in media planning, launching branded content and products; expertise in marketing production, logistics and execution; and expertise in media trends and strategic planning for businesses building content-driven brands.

          OTHER CURRENT PUBLIC COMPANY BOARDS

          • None

          FORMER PUBLIC COMPANY BOARDS HELD IN THE PAST FIVE YEARS

          • Innerworkings, Inc.
          Independent Director
          • Mary Beth West

            Mary Beth West

            Former Senior Vice President and Chief Growth Officer, The Hershey Company

            The Hershey Company

            Mary Beth West

            Former Senior Vice President and Chief Growth Officer, The Hershey Company

            The Hershey Company

            Mary Beth West served as Senior Vice President, Chief Growth Officer of The Hershey Company from May 2017 until January 2020. Ms. West served as Executive Vice President, Chief Customer & Marketing Officer of

            J.C. Penney Company from 2015 through March 2017. From 2012 to 2014 she was the Executive Vice President, Chief Category & Marketing Officer for Mondelez International, Inc. Prior thereto, she served as the Chief Marketing Officer for Kraft Foods, Inc. from 1986 to 2012.

            QUALIFICATIONS

            • Extensive experience and expertise in marketing, brand building, managing global franchises, understanding and applying consumer insights, and in developing compelling retail and sales experiences.
            • Possesses expertise in strategic and operational planning and execution, skill in managing global teams and a proven track record in delivering top tier consumer experiences and in building global brands.
            • Significant experience in developing growth strategies for complex consumer brand organizations, through use of insights, analytics, marketing, innovation, and research and development.
            • Deep experience in growing some of the world’s best known consumer brands through creative consumer engagement.

            OTHER CURRENT PUBLIC COMPANY BOARDS

            • Albertsons Companies
              • Compensation Committee
              • Nominating, Governance and ESG Committee

            FORMER PUBLIC COMPANY BOARDS HELD IN THE PAST FIVE YEARS

            • None
            Independent Director
          • Linda Zecher

            Linda K. Zecher

            Chief Executive Officer and Managing Partner

            The Barkley Group

            Linda K. Zecher

            Chief Executive Officer and Managing Partner

            The Barkley Group

            Linda K. Zecher is the Chief Executive Officer and Managing Partner of the Barkley Group (a consulting firm focused on cybersecurity and digital transformation), serving in this capacity since January 2017. Prior to that, Ms. Zecher served as the President and Chief Executive Officer, and a member of the Board of Directors, of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Company, from 2011 to 2016. Prior to that, she was Corporate Vice President, Worldwide Public Sector of Microsoft Corporation from 2003 to 2011.

            QUALIFICATIONS

            • Extensive experience in leading the transformation of businesses in the fields of digital publishing, digital learning, and online sales and marketing.
            • Expertise and skill in driving technological innovation and in leading content development and distribution across channels and platforms.
            • Possesses expertise and experience in unified analog and digital content development and distribution, in strategic planning and execution for businesses focused on global cross-platform content development and delivery.
            • Expertise in digital brand building, online business development and in driving technological innovation.

            OTHER CURRENT PUBLIC COMPANY BOARDS

            • C5 Capital
              • Audit Committee
            • Tenable Holdings, Inc.
              • Compensation Committee
              • Governance Committee

            FORMER PUBLIC COMPANY BOARDS HELD IN THE PAST FIVE YEARS

            • Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
            Independent Director

          Chairman Emeritus

          • Alan Hassenfeld

            Alan G. Hassenfeld

            Retired Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer

            Hasbro, Inc.

            Alan G. Hassenfeld

            Retired Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer

            Hasbro, Inc.
            Alan G. Hassenfeld was appointed Chairman Emeritus following the 2021 Annual Meeting of Shareholders. Mr. Hassenfeld served as Chairman of the Board of Hasbro, Inc. from 1989 to 2008. Prior to May 2003, Mr. Hassenfeld served as Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Hasbro since 1999, and Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer of Hasbro since1989. He also served as Vice President of International Operations in 1972 and later served as Vice President of Marketing and Sales and then as Executive Vice President, prior to being named President of the Company in 1984 and President and Chief Executive Officer in 1989. Mr. Hassenfeld is chairman emeritus of the Governing Body of the International Council of Toy Industries CARE Process, Chairman of the Jerusalem Foundation, and Co-Chair of the International Business School at Brandeis University.