• Brian Goldner

    Brian Goldner

    Chairman & CEO, Hasbro, Inc.

    Brian Goldner

    Chairman & CEO, Hasbro, Inc.

    As Chairman and CEO of Hasbro, Inc., Brian Goldner is responsible for bringing the company’s iconic brands to life across its strategic Brand Blueprint, through toy and game innovation, immersive entertainment experiences, digital gaming, consumer products, esports, publishing, and many more categories. Since joining Hasbro in 2000 and taking on the role of CEO in 2008, Mr. Goldner has been instrumental in transforming Hasbro from a traditional toy and game company to a global play and entertainment leader.

    Mr. Goldner pioneered Hasbro’s entry into entertainment and oversees the Company’s omni-channel storytelling. In 2019, he led the company in the acquisition of entertainment studio eOne, building on Hasbro’s brand portfolio globally extending great storytelling and content across all screens.

    Hasbro successfully manages licenses with some of the most valuable properties in the industry, including Marvel, Star Wars, Disney Princess and Disney Frozen with The Walt Disney Company, Universal Dreamworks Trolls, Sesame Street and Beyblade.

    Mr. Goldner is actively involved in driving corporate and community initiatives to fulfill Hasbro’s purpose, to make the world a better place for children and their families. Hasbro has been named on the 100 Best Corporate Citizens list for 2020 by 3BL Media for the 9th consecutive year and was recognized as a 2020 World's Most Ethical Company® by the Ethisphere Institute, a global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices.

    Prior to assuming his role as CEO, Mr. Goldner served in a number of leadership positions, most recently as COO from 2006-2008.

    Before joining Hasbro, Mr. Goldner held several senior management positions, including executive vice president and chief operating officer of Bandai America, worldwide director in charge of the LA office of J. Walter Thompson, and vice president and account director in the Chicago office of Leo Burnett Advertising.

    In addition to being a member of Hasbro's board of directors, to which he was elected in 2008, Mr. Goldner serves on the board of directors for ViacomCBS Inc., on the board of trustees for The Paley Center for Media, and is a member of the Producers Guild of America.

    He is a graduate of Dartmouth College and the Executive Education Program at the Amos Tuck School.

    • Deb Thomas

      Deb Thomas

      Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer, Hasbro, Inc.

      Deb Thomas

      Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer, Hasbro, Inc.

      Deborah Thomas leads Hasbro’s global corporate financial operations, including accounting and control, business planning and analysis, internal audit, treasury, tax, investor relations and other key financial disciplines. In addition to corporate finance, she oversees the Company’s global information technology organization. Prior to her appointment in 2009 as Hasbro’s CFO, Ms. Thomas served as Senior Vice President and Head of Corporate Finance for Hasbro. Ms. Thomas also served as the Company’s Corporate Controller and has held positions of increasing responsibility since joining Hasbro’s Finance Department in 1998.

      Ms. Thomas has participated in the due diligence and acquisition teams for almost every major acquisition Hasbro has made. In addition to her role in corporate finance, Ms. Thomas is an active member of Hasbro’s Global Information Systems Steering Committee. Ms. Thomas currently serves on the board of directors for Logitech, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of interface devices for personal computers (PCs) and other digital products. She also serves on the board of directors for the Rhode Island Airport Corporation (RIAC). Thomas is a member of the AICPA, the Rhode Island Society of CPA’s, and has on occasion advised to the Members in Industry sub-committee of the AICPA. Ms. Thomas has a BS from Providence College and is a CPA.

      Other Current Public Company Boards

      • Logitech International, S.A.

      • Kathrin Belliveau

        Kathrin Belliveau

        Senior Vice President and Chief Purpose Officer Hasbro, Inc.

        Kathrin Belliveau

        Senior Vice President and Chief Purpose Officer Hasbro, Inc.

        As Chief Purpose Officer, Kathrin Belliveau leads the newly created Global Purpose Organization, overseeing key strategic functions across the global organization including Government Relations, Global Communications, Corporate Social Responsibility, Sustainability, Ethical Sourcing and Philanthropy and Social Impact. In this role, she is responsible for driving Hasbro’s purpose to make the world a better place for all children and all families, further embedding it throughout the organization to advance Hasbro’s positive impact around the world.

        Ms. Belliveau joined Hasbro in 1997, holding a series of leadership roles including the establishment of Hasbro’s global government relations practice, the development of Hasbro’s ethical sourcing and product safety programs and leading the evolution of the company’s CSR strategy and priorities. She serves on several not-for-profit boards including Year Up, the Rhode Island Public Expenditure Council (RIPEC) and the Lincoln School Board of Trustees. A Magna Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Wellesley College, she has a law degree from Boston College Law School and is a member of the Wellesley Business Leadership Council.

        • Chris Cocks

          Chris Cocks

          President, Wizards of the Coast

          Chris Cocks

          President, Wizards of the Coast

          Chris Cocks is President at Wizards of the Coast, a global leader in fantasy gaming. Since 2016, Chris has led strategy for two of the biggest names in gaming, Dungeons & Dragons and Magic: The Gathering, while launching new digital games, and acquiring development studios in Montreal and Austin to further develop the company’s digital publishing business and new IP pipeline.

          Previously, Mr. Cocks served as Vice President of OEM Technical Sales at Microsoft Corporation, where he led a global sales and technical engagement team. Prior to his eight-year tenure with Microsoft, he served as Vice President of Educational Games at LeapFrog, where he led a cross-discipline team to drive hardware planning, software design and development, marketing and channel management. He began his career in brand management at Procter & Gamble and served in product management and marketing leadership positions in Xbox and MSN, including work on hit franchises like Halo and Fable, prior to joining Leapfrog. He has been a lifelong fan and player of Magic: The Gathering and Dungeons & Dragons.

          • Darren Throop

            Darren Throop

            Chief Executive Officer, eOne

            Darren Throop

            Chief Executive Officer, eOne

            Darren Throop, President and CEO of eOne, has a 30-year track record in building and managing entertainment companies. His career in the industry began in 1991 when he founded an independent chain of retail music stores, Urban Sound Exchange. Mr. Throop took the company public in 2003 and grew eOne’s global footprint through a series of transformative growth initiatives and corporate acquisitions across all areas of entertainment.

            Today, as part of Hasbro, Inc., eOne is a talent-driven global entertainment organization with world-class brands that include preschool-phenoms Peppa Pig, PJ Masks and Ricky Zoom. The company’s network includes film and television studio MAKEREADY with Brad Weston; content creation venture Amblin Partners with Steven Spielberg, DreamWorks Studios, Participant Media and Reliance Entertainment; leading film production and global sales company Sierra Pictures; unscripted television leaders Whizz Kid Entertainment, Renegade 83, Daisybeck Studios and Blackfin; music labels Dualtone Music Group and Last Gang; innovative music platform Audio Network; and innovation lab Secret Location.

            Mr. Throop was recently appointed to The Order of Canada for his innovative leadership in the entertainment and film industry and currently sits on the IMAX Corporation Board of Directors.

            • Olivier Dumont

              Olivier Dumont

              President, Family Brands, eOne

              Olivier Dumont

              President, Family Brands, eOne

              As President, Family & Brands, Olivier Dumont oversees all commercial and creative activities for eOne across all media, including development, production, sales, licensing and merchandising. His responsibilities include developing properties into global TV, home entertainment, new media and licensing and merchandising brands while supervising eOne's Family & Brands operations in the UK, US, Canada, Australia, Hong Kong, Brazil and Spain.

              Under his leadership, eOne’s preschool hit properties Peppa Pig, PJ Masks and Ricky Zoom have been launched by A-list broadcasters in key territories globally including the USA, Canada, Latin America, China, UK, France, Italy, Spain and Germany. Mr. Dumont joined eOne in 2010 from TV-Loonland, where he served as Managing Director. He has occupied key roles across the children’s entertainment industry, including heading acquisitions and co-production for a major kids’ network, leading an animation studio and managing a distribution business. He studied French and Anglo-American law at Université Paris X Nanterre and intellectual property law at Université Panthéon Assas (Paris II).

              • Steve Bertram

                Steve Bertram

                President, Film & Television, eOne

                Steve Bertram

                President, Film & Television, eOne

                As President, Film & Television, Steve Bertram is responsible for the growth of eOne’s content and distribution groups globally, accelerating its strategy to increase the volume of premium film and television content. Mr. Bertram, who oversees all commercial and creative operations across filmed entertainment, is also responsible for managing the deep portfolio of Hasbro entertainment brands across live action film and television.

                Mr. Bertram joined eOne in 2014 from DreamWorks Animation where he led new business development and operations and was responsible for building and managing new technology initiatives as well as strategic partnerships. Over the course of his career, he held roles at DreamWorks, including supervision of the company’s London-based theatrical marketing and distribution activities and serving as Chief Financial Officer of the privately held DreamWorks, LLC, until the company’s sale to Viacom in 2005. He then joined Paramount Pictures as President of Business Operations for the Home Entertainment division where he was responsible for overseeing Paramount’s multi-billion-dollar worldwide DVD business.

                Mr. Bertram began his career in production finance in Paramount’s Television division after graduating from the University of California, Santa Barbara, with an MA and BA in Economics.

                • Eric Nyman

                  Eric Nyman

                  Chief Consumer Officer, Hasbro, Inc.

                  Eric Nyman

                  Chief Consumer Officer, Hasbro, Inc.

                  As Chief Consumer Officer for Hasbro, and Chief Operating Officer of Hasbro Consumer Products, Eric Nyman leads Hasbro’s Global Brand teams across Hasbro’s iconic brand portfolio inclusive of global marketing, product design, creative development, engineering and project management. He also has oversight for the Design & Development Innovation team, the Hasbro Integrated Marketing Team inclusive of Left Foot Blue our internal agency, the Global Analytics, Insights and Metrics team, and the Hasbro-direct organization. In addition, he leads our licensed consumer products business, building and fostering partner relationships across all brands and categories globally as well as leading our Global Operations and Supply Chain teams, Global Product Quality, Security and Real Estate teams.

                  Mr. Nyman has been a valued member of the Hasbro team for 18 years and has held several roles across brand and commercial management, most recently as President, Hasbro North America, where he was responsible for sales and marketing for the U.S. and Canada. Prior to his role as president, he served as Hasbro’s General Manager and Senior Vice President of Marketing. Before joining Hasbro, Nyman held leadership roles within brand management for Timberland and LEGO.

                  Mr. Nyman earned a bachelor’s degree in history from Virginia Wesleyan as well as an MBA from the Boston College Carroll School of Management. He currently serves as a member of the Virginia Wesleyan University Board of Trustees.

                  • Kim Boyd

                    Kim Boyd

                    SVP & GM Global Brands, Fashion Brands & Preschool Brands, Hasbro, Inc.

                    Kim Boyd

                    SVP & GM Global Brands, Fashion Brands & Preschool Brands, Hasbro, Inc.

                    Kim Boyd is the Senior Vice President & General Manager for the Fashion and Preschool Global Brand teams, inclusive of global marketing, product design, creative development engineering and project management. Since joining the company 15 year ago, she has held leadership roles across brand and commercial management, most recently as SVP of US Marketing, creating compelling and profitable solutions for Hasbro’s US-based customers and consumers.

                    Prior to joining Hasbro, Ms. Boyd held brand management positions at LEGO. She earned a bachelor’s degree from Trinity College as well as an MBA from F.W. Olin Graduate School of Business at Babson College and currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Discovery Family Channel and for the National Celiac Association.

                    • Casey Collins

                      Casey Collins

                      SVP & GM Global Consumer Products, Hasbro, Inc.

                      Casey Collins

                      SVP & GM Global Consumer Products, Hasbro, Inc.

                      As Senior Vice President & General Manager, Global Consumer Products, Casey Collins bringing decades of experience and a consistent track record for success to his role leading Hasbro’s Global Consumer Products team.

                      Before joining Hasbro, Mr. Collins held the position of Executive Vice President, Global Consumer Products with Worldwide Wrestling Entertainment, where he was responsible for monetizing fan engagement across global licensing, e-commerce, venue merchandise, digital gaming and home entertainment. Mr. Collins was also the Executive Vice President, Global Licensing and Entertainment at MGA Entertainment and the former Head of Domestic Licensing and Head of International Licensing at Lucasfilm.

                      He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in International Business from Florida State University and did post graduate work at Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.