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 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 2019 by CR Magazine for the 8th consecutive year and was recognized for the 9th consecutive year 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 CBS Corporation, 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.

    Other Current Public Company Boards

    • CBS Corporation

    Former Public Company Boards Held in the Past Five Years

    • Molson Coors Brewing

    • The GAP, Inc. (through May 21, 2019)

    • John Frascotti

      John A. Frascotti

      President and Chief Operating Officer

      John A. Frascotti

      President and Chief Operating Officer

      As President and Chief Operating Officer of Hasbro, Inc., John Frascotti leads a global organization focused on creating and delivering the world’s best play and entertainment experiences across Hasbro’s Brand Blueprint, including toys and games, immersive entertainment experiences, digital gaming and consumer products.

       

      Mr. Frascotti joined Hasbro in 2008 as Chief Marketing Officer, became President of Hasbro Brands in 2014, and became President of Hasbro in 2017. In 2018, he was also named Chief Operating Officer, and was added to Hasbro’s Board of Directors.

       

      Mr. Frascotti is a member of the Board of Directors of Discovery Family Channel, a joint venture between Hasbro and Discovery Communications.

       

      During his tenure, he has played a critical role in the re-imagination and re-invention of Hasbro's world-class portfolio of brands, including TRANSFORMERS, NERF, MY LITTLE PONY, BABY ALIVE, MONOPOLY, MAGIC: THE GATHERING and PLAY-DOH, in addition to Hasbro’s Gaming Business, and its portfolio of Partner and Emerging Brands. His experience in brand building, digital marketing, consumer products, and entertainment has contributed to the expanded reach of these brands globally.

       

      In addition to serving on Hasbro’s Board of Directors, Mr. Frascotti is a member of the Board of Directors of Discovery Family Channel, a joint venture between Hasbro and Discovery Communications. He also is the chairman of Hasbro’s IP Security Committee and a member of Hasbro’s Global Information Systems Steering Committee.

       

      Mr. Frascotti is a member of the Board of Directors of Corus Entertainment in Toronto, Canada, and was recognized by Forbes Magazine as one of top 5 most influential CMO's amongst the top 500 companies in Forbes Global 2000 Biggest Public Companies list. He also is a member of the Board of Directors of the Serious Fun Children’s Network, a global network of camps for seriously ill children, and the Advisory Board for Newman’s Own, which provides high-level advice and assistance on strategic matters to both Newman’s Own Foundation and the food company, Newman’s Own, Inc.

       

      Before joining Hasbro, Mr. Frascotti served in several senior executive positions at Reebok International Ltd., including Senior Vice President of the Sport Division where he managed the company's largest global business segment, and also served as President and COO of myteam.com. Mr. Frascotti began his career in entertainment law working at leading law firms including Mitchell, Silberberg & Knupp in Los Angeles and Palmer & Dodge in Boston.

       

      Mr. Frascotti received his BA in Economics from Yale, where he graduated Phi Beta Kappa and Summa Cum Laude, and his law degree, Cum Laude, from Harvard.

      • 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.

        • Deb Thomas

          Deborah M. Thomas

          Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer

          Deborah M. Thomas

          Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer

          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.

           

          Prior to joining Hasbro, Ms. Thomas held Assurance positions at KPMG Peat Marwick, LLP from 1986 through 1998, in the United States and in the United Kingdom.

           

          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 was named the 2010 Citizen of the Year by the March of Dimes Rhode Island’s Board of Directors, in recognition for her work to advance the March of Dimes’ mission of improving infant health. In 2015, Providence Business News named Ms. Thomas CFO of the Year for a Public Company headquartered in Rhode Island.

           

          Ms. Thomas has a BS from Providence College and is a CPA.

          • Tom Courtney

            Tom Courtney

            Executive Vice President, Global Operations

            Tom Courtney

            Executive Vice President, Global Operations

            Tom Courtney is a 25-year veteran of Hasbro and serves as Executive Vice President, Global Operations.

            In this position, Mr. Courtney is responsible for overseeing vendor relationships, product sourcing, product safety and quality, logistics and warehousing, supply chain planning, corporate real estate, global security and the development, design, operation, and improvement of the systems that make and deliver Hasbro's products.

             

            Since joining Hasbro in 1992 as Assistant Controller - Games, Mr. Courtney has held a variety of positions of increasing responsibility, including VP Finance Games, SVP Finance North America, SVP Global Business Planning and Analysis and SVP & GM Global Operations.

             

            In his prior role as SVP & GM Global Operations, Mr. Courtney led the successful turn around and sale of Hasbro's games manufacturing operations in Massachusetts and Ireland.

             

            He began his career at Coopers & Lybrand in 1982, and in 1985, joined Brennan College Services as Corporate Controller. Mr. Courtney is a member of the Hasbro IT steering committee.

             

            Mr. Courtney was the former greater Springfield chapter president and board member of the Financial Executive Institute and served on the boards of the Springfield Technical Community College Foundation and the YMCA of Greater Springfield. Mr. Courtney is currently a board member of the Providence Foundation.

             

            Mr. Courtney has a BBA from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

            • Michael Hogg

              Michael Hogg

              Chief Commercial Officer

              Michael Hogg

              Chief Commercial Officer

              As Chief Commercial Officer, Michael Hogg is responsible for the leadership of all commercial activities across all of Hasbro’s global operating markets in order to drive long-term growth in both mature and emerging markets worldwide.

              Since joining Hasbro as General Manager for Canada in 2005, Mr. Hogg has assumed expanded roles across the commercial organization. In 2011, he became President, Hasbro North America, while effectively driving the core concepts of accountability, ownership and empowerment throughout the organization. He was promoted to Chief Operating Officer, Commercial Markets in 2018 and has successfully led the European organization to deliver on key Company priorities over the last two years.

              Before joining Hasbro, Mr. Hogg held senior positions within marketing and sales for Playtex, Canada before assuming the role of President there in 1998. He received his Bachelor of Administrative Studies from York University before going on to receive an MBA from the Shulich School of Business, York University.

              • Dolph Johnson

                Dolph Johnson

                Executive Vice President, Chief Global Human Resources Officer

                Dolph Johnson

                Executive Vice President, Chief Global Human Resources Officer

                Dolph Johnson is Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer for Hasbro, Inc.



                Mr. Johnson's career at Hasbro spans 20 years, during which time he has held responsibility for a variety of different aspects encompassing global human resources, organizational and leadership development, succession planning, compensation, benefits, employee relations, performance management, employee engagement and communications and HR information systems.



                Prior to Hasbro, his career included service with Frito Lay, based in Dallas, Texas, and Ecolab based in Minneapolis, Minn.



                Dolph serves on the Board of Visitors Executive Committee for the D'Amore-McKim School of Business at Northeastern University and serves on the Board of Advisors for Year Up, an intensive training program that provides young adults with a unique combination of technical and professional skills empowering them to succeed in livable-wage careers. He is also on the Board of Directors for The Pawtucket Foundation and United Way of Rhode Island, and sits on the Board of Trustees at Rhode Island Hospital Foundation. He is the president of Bruno United FC, a non-profit youth soccer club. He has also served as Chairperson of the Hasbro Children's Hospital Gala Committee from 2010 to 2014.



                Dolph holds a PhD in Organizational Psychology from Old Dominion University in Norfolk, VA. He holds a BA in Psychology and a MA in Psychology from James Madison University in Harrisonburg, VA.

                • 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 oversees the company’s global legal operations, including compliance, employment law, governance, government affairs, corporate social responsibility, intellectual property, licensing, litigation, M&A, securities and other key disciplines.

                   

                  As the Chief Legal Officer for Hasbro, Inc., Tarrant Sibley oversees the company’s global legal operations, including compliance, employment law, governance, government affairs, corporate social responsibility, intellectual property, licensing, litigation, M&A, securities and other key disciplines.

                   

                  Prior to joining Hasbro, Mr. Sibley was in private practice as an associate with Palmer & Dodge LLP and Hale and Dorr LLP.

                   

                  Mr. Sibley received his B.A. in Economics from Dartmouth College, and his J.D. from Harvard Law School.