Executive Management

  • Brian Goldner

    Brian D. Goldner

    Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer

    Hasbro, Inc.

    Brian D. Goldner

    Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer

    Hasbro, Inc.

    As Chairman and CEO of Hasbro, Inc., Brian Goldner has led the company’s transformation from a toy and game company into a global play and entertainment leader. As the architect of the company’s strategic Brand Blueprint, he has led the expansion of Hasbro brands and capabilities into new categories and markets around the world. Today, Hasbro delivers immersive brand experiences for global audiences through consumer products, including toys and games, entertainment, and digital gaming.

    Brian pioneered and continues to oversee Hasbro’s omni-channel storytelling. In 2019, he led the acquisition of eOne, an independent entertainment studio, vastly expanding the company’s storytelling capabilities and adding beloved franchises like Peppa Pig and PJ Masks to the Hasbro brand portfolio.

    Brian has played a key role in securing and expanding Hasbro’s relationships with some of the most valuable properties in the industry, including Marvel, Star Wars, Disney Princess and Disney Frozen with The Walt Disney Company, and Beyblade.

    Since Brian became CEO in 2008, Hasbro’s market capitalization has nearly tripled, and the Company’s total shareholder return has increased nearly 300%.

    Under Brian’s leadership, Hasbro has been consistently recognized for its commitment to corporate citizenship and has been named among the 100 Best Corporate Citizens by 3BL Media and one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies by Ethisphere Institute for the past decade.

    Brian joined Hasbro in 2000 and has served in several leadership roles, including Chief Operating Officer. Previously, he held senior management positions at Bandai America, J. Walter Thompson and Leo Burnett.

    Today, Brian serves on the boards of Hasbro and ViacomCBS, Inc., and is a trustee for The Paley Center for Media. He is also a member of the Producers Guild of America and previously served on the boards of Molson Coors Brewing and the GAP, Inc. He graduated from Dartmouth College and the Executive Education Program at the Amos Tuck School.

    Other Current Public Company Boards

    • ViacomCBS Inc.

    Former Public Company Boards Held in the Past Five Years

    • Molson Coors Brewing

    • The GAP, Inc.

    • Darren Throop

      Darren Throop

      President & Chief Executive Officer, eOne

      Darren Throop

      President & Chief Executive Officer, eOne

      As President and CEO of eOne, Darren Throop leads Hasbro’s entertainment efforts across film, television and music. He has established eOne as the leading global talent-driven entertainment studio, with expertise across development, acquisition, production, financing, distribution and sales of both Hasbro brands and original IP. Today, as part of Hasbro, eOne is home to some of the world’s best-loved entertainment brands.

      Darren grew eOne from Urban Sound Exchange, an independent chain of retail music stores he founded in 1991. Over the years, Darren has expanded eOne’s global footprint through a series of transformative growth initiatives and strategic acquisitions across all areas of entertainment.

      Darren sits on the IMAX Corporation Board of Directors. He was recently appointed to the Order of Canada for his leadership in the entertainment and film industry.

      • Deb Thomas

        Deborah M. Thomas

        Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer

        Deborah M. Thomas

        Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer

        As Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Hasbro, Inc., Deborah Thomas leads the company’s global corporate financial operations—from treasury, tax, and investor relations, to internal audit, accounting and control, and business planning and analysis. She also oversees the company’s global information technology organization. Since joining Hasbro in 1998, Deborah has played a key role in Hasbro’s expansion across media and markets around the world and has helped manage nearly every major acquisition Hasbro has made over the past two decades.

        Prior to becoming CFO in 2009, Deborah served as Hasbro’s Corporate Comptroller and Head of Corporate Finance. Before joining Hasbro, she held assurance positions at KPMG Peat Marwick, LLP in the U.S. and the U.K.

        Deborah currently serves on the boards of Logitech and the Rhode Island Airport Corporation. She has earned recognition for her achievements in and out of the boardroom—as March of Dimes Rhode Island’s Citizen of the Year, and as one of Providence Business News’ CFOs of the Year. Deborah graduated from Providence College and is a CPA.

        • Kathrin Belliveau

          Kathrin Belliveau

          Senior Vice President & Chief Purpose Officer

          Kathrin Belliveau

          Senior Vice President & Chief Purpose Officer

          As Chief Purpose Officer of Hasbro, Inc., Kathrin Belliveau advances Hasbro’s purpose to make the world a better place for all children, fans and families, and expands the positive impact that Hasbro, uniquely, can make. She leads the Global Purpose Organization which consists of strategic functions across the business, including Government Relations, Global Communications, Sustainability, Corporate Social Responsibility, Ethical Sourcing, Philanthropy, and Social Impact. Since joining Hasbro in 1997, Kathrin has led several strategic initiatives that have helped establish Hasbro as a leader in ethical and sustainable business practices. She established Hasbro’s global government relations practice, developed programs to ensure ethical sourcing and product safety, and led the evolution of the company’s CSR strategy and priorities.

          A magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Wellesley College, Kathrin is a member of the Wellesley Business Leadership Council. She also holds a law degree from Boston College Law School. Kathrin serves on the boards of several non-profits, including The Toy Association and Year Up.

          • 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.

            • Tom Courtney

              Tom Courtney

              Executive Vice President, Chief Global Operations Officer

              Tom Courtney

              Executive Vice President, Chief Global Operations Officer

              As Executive Vice President and Chief Global Operations Officer of Hasbro, Inc., Tom Courtney oversees Hasbro’s worldwide sourcing and manufacturing strategy; supply chain, logistics and warehousing; product safety and quality; and corporate real estate and security.

              Since joining Hasbro in 1992 as Assistant Controller – Games, Tom has served as VP Finance Games, SVP Finance North America, and SVP Global Business Planning and Analysis. Most recently, he served as SVP & GM Global Operations, where he led the successful turnaround and sale of Hasbro’s games manufacturing operations in Massachusetts and Ireland.

              Prior to joining the company, Tom held positions at Coopers & Lybrand and Brennan College Services. He has previously served as a president and board member of the Greater Springfield chapter of the Financial Executive Institute, as well as a board member of the Springfield Technical Community College Foundation and the YMCA of Greater Springfield. Tom earned a BBA from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

              • Michael Hogg

                Michael Hogg

                Chief Commercial Officer

                Michael Hogg

                Chief Commercial Officer

                As Chief Commercial Officer of Hasbro, Inc., Michael Hogg leads all commercial activities across the company’s global operating markets—leading the global sales and marketing organization and driving long-term growth in mature and emerging markets, as well as eCommerce.

                Since joining Hasbro in 2005, Michael has served in a number of senior roles, including President of Hasbro Canada and President of Hasbro North America. Most recently, he served as Chief Operating Officer of Commercial Markets, leading the company’s European branch. Across the organization and around the world, Michael has promoted Hasbro’s core values of ownership, accountability, and empowerment.

                Before joining Hasbro, Michael held senior sales positions at Playtex Canada, where he also served as president, and senior marketing positions at Sterling Drug Ltd. He received his Bachelor of Administrative Studies from York University and MBA from the Shulich School of Business at York University.

                • Dolph Johnson

                  Dolph Johnson

                  Executive Vice President, Chief Global Human Resources Officer

                  Dolph Johnson

                  Executive Vice President, Chief Global Human Resources Officer

                  As Executive Vice President and Chief Global Human Resources Officer for Hasbro, Inc., Dolph Johnson leads the company’s global human resources strategy, including all aspects of the employee experience.

                  Over the past two decades, Dolph has shaped Hasbro’s global human resources strategy, helping strengthen benefits, compensation, and succession planning; employee relations, engagement, and performance management; and communications, information systems, and organizational and leadership development. Prior to Hasbro, he held positions at Frito Lay and Ecolab.

                  Dolph currently serves on the board of the Rhode Island Hospital Foundation and co-chairs the Board of Visitors for the D'Amore-McKim School of Business at Northeastern University. He is also a board member of the Pawtucket Foundation, Adoption Rhode Island, and United Way of Rhode Island. Previously, he served as chairperson of the Hasbro Children’s Hospital Gala Committee, board member of Year Up and coach of Bruno United FC, a nonprofit youth soccer club.

                  Dolph holds a BA and MA in psychology from James Madison University and a PhD in organizational psychology from Old Dominion University.

                  • Eric Nyman

                    Eric Nyman

                    Chief Operating Officer, Hasbro Consumer Products; Chief Consumer Officer, Hasbro, Inc.

                    Eric Nyman

                    Chief Operating Officer, Hasbro Consumer Products; Chief Consumer Officer, Hasbro, Inc.

                    As Chief Operating Officer for Hasbro Consumer Products, Eric Nyman leads the Hasbro Consumer Products business unit for Hasbro, Inc. In addition, as Hasbro’s Chief Consumer Officer, he is responsible for driving consumer-focused innovation across global design and development and marketing, and oversees operations and partner relationships for the company’s iconic brand portfolio. Eric also leads Hasbro’s licensed consumer products business and Hasbro Pulse, the company’s direct-to-consumer platform.

                    Since joining Hasbro in 2003, Eric has served in a number of senior roles, including President of Hasbro North America and General Manager and Senior Vice President of Marketing. Before joining Hasbro, he held leadership positions at Timberland and LEGO.

                    Eric serves on the Virginia Wesleyan University Board of Trustees. He holds a bachelor’s degree in history from Virginia Wesleyan and an MBA from the Boston College Carroll School of Management.

                    • Tarrant Sibley

                      Tarrant Sibley

                      Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary

                      Tarrant Sibley

                      Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary

                      As the Chief Legal Officer for Hasbro, Inc., Tarrant Sibley leads the company’s global legal operations. Among other key disciplines, he oversees compliance, employment law, governance, intellectual property, licensing, litigation, M&A, and securities.

                      Before joining Hasbro, Tarrant was an associate with Palmer & Dodge LLP and Hale and Dorr LLP. He received his B.A. in economics from Dartmouth College and his J.D. from Harvard Law School.