Executive Management

  • Richard S. Stoddart

    Richard S. Stoddart

    Interim CEO

    Richard S. Stoddart

    Interim CEO

    Richard S. Stoddart is the interim Chief Executive Officer of Hasbro, Inc. Prior to that appointment, Stoddart was 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.
    • 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.

      • Chris Cocks

        Chris Cocks

        President, Wizards of the Coast

        Chris Cocks

        President, Wizards of the Coast

        On January 5, 2022, Hasbro announced the appointment of Chris Cocks as the Company’s Chief Executive Officer and the election of Chris to the Company’s Board of Directors both effective February 25, 2022.

        As President of Wizards of the Coast, Chris Cocks has helped advance Hasbro’s global leadership in fantasy and digital gaming. Since joining Hasbro in 2016, Chris has overseen the launch of a suite of new digital games, built out the company’s IP pipeline and digital publishing business through the acquisition of development studios in Austin and Montreal, and led strategy for two of the biggest names in fantasy gaming: Dungeons & Dragons and Magic: The Gathering. Chris is a lifelong fan—and dedicated player—of both.

        Prior to joining Hasbro, Chris held senior management positions at Microsoft Corporation, where he guided the development of hit franchises such as Halo and Fable and served as Vice President of OEM Technical Sales. He also worked at LeapFrog as Vice President of Educational Games and began his career in brand management at Procter & Gamble.

        • 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.

          On January 5, 2022, Hasbro announced the appointment of Eric Nyman as the Company’s President and Chief Operating Officer effective February 25, 2022.

          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 the 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.

          • 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.

            • Kathrin Belliveau

              Kathrin Belliveau

              Executive Vice President and Chief Purpose Officer

              Kathrin Belliveau

              Executive Vice President and 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.

              • 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.

                    • 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.

                      • Steve Zoltick

                        Steve Zoltick

                        Executive Vice President, Chief Information Officer

                        Steve Zoltick

                        Executive Vice President, Chief Information Officer

                        Steve Zoltick serves as Chief Information Officer for global play and entertainment company, Hasbro, Inc., where he is responsible for the company’s vast global information technology organization. Since 2011, Steve has led Hasbro through a digital transformation, including the key disciplines of cybersecurity, ecommerce technology, cloud computing, enterprise systems, workforce collaboration tools, data science, program & change management, business analysis, vendor management, and technology adoption.

                        Prior to joining Hasbro, Steve led technology teams and large-scale initiatives at CVS Health, a Fortune 100 retail pharmacy and health benefits provider. There he served as the Vice President of Enterprise Infrastructure and Operations providing strategic leadership and direction for the entire Enterprise. Earlier in his career, Steve worked at Accenture in their technology practice, Cozone.com (CompUSA eCommerce division), and Nervewire Consulting.

                        Steve received a B.A. in economics from Framingham State University.