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Hasbro Inc (HAS.OQ)

HAS.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Global Select Market

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Brian Goldner

55 2017 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

John Frascotti

58 2018 President, Chief Operating Officer, Director

Deborah Thomas

55 2013 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Dolph Johnson

60 2012 Chief Human Resource Officer, Executive Vice President

Thomas Courtney

58 2017 Executive Vice President, Chief Global Operations Officer

Stephen Davis

57 2014 Executive Vice President, Chief Content Officer

Wiebe Tinga

58 2013 Chief Commercial Officer, Executive Vice President

Tarrant Sibley

50 2018 Senior Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary

Edward Philip

54 2017 Lead Independent Director

Kenneth Bronfin

59 2008 Independent Director

Michael Burns

60 2014 Independent Director

Hope Cochran

47 2016 Independent Director

Crispin Davis

70 2016 Independent Director

Lisa Gersh

60 2010 Independent Director

Alan Hassenfeld

70 2008 Independent Director

Tracy Leinbach

59 2015 Independent Director

Richard Stoddart

56 2014 Independent Director

Mary West

56 2016 Independent Director

Linda Zecher

65 2014 Independent Director

Debbie Hancock

Vice President - Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Brian Goldner

Mr. Brian D. Goldner is Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of the Company. In addition to being Chief Executive Officer, from 2008 to 2016 Mr. Goldner was also the President of Hasbro. Prior to 2008, Mr. Goldner was also the President of Hasbro. Prior to 2008, Mr. Goldner served as the Chief Operating Officer of Hasbro from 2006 to 2008 and as President, U.S. Toys Segment from 2003 to 2006. Prior to joining Hasbro in 2000, Mr. Goldner held a number of management positions in the family entertainment and advertising industries, including as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Bandai America, Worldwide Director in charge of the Los Angeles Office of J. Walter Thompson and as a Vice President and Account Director of Leo Burnett Advertising. The Board has nominated Mr. Goldner for election as a director because of the fundamental role he has played and continues to play in the transformation of Hasbro’s business globally and in successfully formulating and executing the Company’s strategy, including its expansion into new geographies and new categories.

John Frascotti

Mr. John Anthony Frascotti is President, Chief Operating Officer, Director of the Company. He joined Hasbro in 2008 as Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer, in 2013 was promoted to Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer, and in 2014 was promoted to President, Hasbro Brands. In February 2017, Mr. Frascotti was promoted to President of Hasbro.Mr. Frascotti is responsible for leading 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. Prior to his current position, Mr. Frascotti held the positions of President, Hasbro, Inc. from 2017 until August 2018, President, Hasbro Brands from 2014 to 2017, and Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer from 2008 to 2014. Before joining Hasbro in 2008, Mr. Frascotti served as a Senior Vice President of Sports Division at Reebok International, Ltd. and in a number of other senior marketing and licensing positions with Reebok. Mr. Frascotti also practiced law in Los Angeles at Mitchell, Silberberg & Knupp and in Boston at Palmer & Dodge. Mr. Frascotti serves as an officer and/or director of a number of Hasbro subsidiaries and joint ventures at the request and convenience of the Company, including as a member of the Board of Discovery Family Channel, a joint venture between Hasbro and Discovery Communications. He also serves as the Chair of Hasbro’s IP Security Committee and is a member of Hasbro’s Global Information Systems Steering Committee.

Deborah Thomas

Ms. Deborah M. Thomas, CPA is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of the Company. Prior thereto, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from 2009 to 2013.

Dolph Johnson

Thomas Courtney

Mr. Thomas Courtney is Executive Vice President, Chief Global Operations Officer of the Company. Prior thereto, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Global Operations, from 2012 to 2017.

Stephen Davis

Mr. Stephen J. Davis is Executive Vice President, Chief Content Officer of the Company. Prior thereto, President, Hasbro Studios, from 2009 to 2014.

Wiebe Tinga

Mr. Wiebe Tinga is Chief Commercial Officer, Executive Vice President of the Company. Prior thereto, President, North America from 2012 to 2013; prior thereto, President, Latin America, Asia Pacific and Emerging Markets from 2006 to 2012.

Tarrant Sibley

Mr. Tarrant Sibley is Senior Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary of the Company. Prior he served as Senior Vice President and Deputy General Counsel since 2010.

Edward Philip

Mr. Edward M. Philip is Lead Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Philip served 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 thereto, 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 prior to that he 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. The Board has nominated Mr. Philip for election as a director because of his more than 25 years of business and management experience, including years of experience as both an operating executive and chief financial officer of multinational corporations, and his 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. Mr. Philip 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, corporate finance, financial reporting and accounting matters for large multinational public companies, as well as in the operation and management of large multinational organizations.

Kenneth Bronfin

Mr. Kenneth A. Bronfin is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. 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 thereto, he was President of Hearst Interactive Media since 2002. Prior thereto, Mr. Bronfin was Deputy Group Head of Hearst Interactive Media since 1996. The Board has nominated Mr. Bronfin for election as a director because of his extensive expertise and experience in operational and executive roles in the media and digital services sectors, as well as his experience in strategic planning and corporate finance. Mr. Bronfin’s experience includes serving 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. Mr. Bronfin has experience serving on private and public company boards of directors. Mr. Bronfin possesses 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.

Michael Burns

Mr. Michael R. Burns is Independent Director of the Company. He 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. The Board has nominated Mr. Burns for election as a director because of his 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, in the entertainment industry, including operating and financial expertise in motion picture and television development, production, financing, marketing, distribution and monetization, and expertise in strategic planning for, investing in and building content and entertainment-driven multi-platform businesses. Mr. Burns also possesses expertise in investment banking, corporate finance, and international business.

Hope Cochran

Ms. Hope F. Cochran is Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Cochran is a 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. The Board has nominated Ms. Cochran for election as a director because of her extensive experience spanning more than 20 years as a senior financial executive in the digital gaming and telecom industries, her knowledge of how to develop digital content businesses, her expertise in managing global teams, and her talent in managing, growing and overseeing global businesses. Ms. Cochran also possesses international business expertise, substantial experience as a public company chief financial officer, and expertise in financial and accounting issues for large public companies. The Board has determined that Ms. Cochran qualifies as an Audit Committee Financial Expert due to her prior experience, including as a Chief Financial Officer of public companies.

Crispin Davis

Sir Crispin Henry Davis is Independent Director of the Company. He served as the Chief Executive Officer of Reed Elsevier, PLC (a leading provider of scientific, legal and business publishing) from 1999 to 2009. From 1994 to 1999 he was the Chief Executive Officer of Aegis Group, PLC (media and digital marketing communications company). The Board has nominated Sir Davis for election as a director because of his experience and success transforming a print-based publishing company into a leading online information provider, international business expertise, proven leadership in driving the growth of large multinational corporations, expertise in brand building, organizational development and global marketing, background in media and digital marketing, and knowledge of corporate governance and board best practices.

Lisa Gersh

Ms. Lisa Gersh is Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Gersh 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. (lifestyle publication curated by Gwyneth Paltrow) from 2014 to 2016. Ms. Gersh served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, Inc. (integrated media and merchandising company) from 2012 to 2013. Prior thereto, she served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, Inc. from 2011 to 2012. Ms. Gersh served as a director of Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, Inc. from 2011 to 2013. The Board has nominated Ms. Gersh for election as a director because of her extensive experience in the media, branded products and entertainment industries, including television, digital entertainment and publishing. These roles involved 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 of Oxygen Media. Ms. Gersh possesses expertise in business and strategic planning, expertise in the media, retail, brand-driven and entertainment industries, including the cable television and digital industries, and expertise in marketing and branding, media trends and in building global brand-driven businesses. The Board has determined that Ms. Gersh qualifies as an Audit Committee Financial Expert due to her prior experience, including her service on public company audit committees and experience as the Chief Executive Officer overseeing Chief Financial Officers of a public company.

Alan Hassenfeld

Mr. Alan Geoffrey Hassenfeld is Independent Director of the Company. 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. Prior thereto, he was Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer of Hasbro since 1989. Mr. Hassenfeld is co-chairman 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. The Board has nominated Mr. Hassenfeld for election as a director because of his more than 40 years of experience in the toy, game and family entertainment industry, including his extensive service in senior leadership roles at Hasbro, culminating in his service as the Company’s Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer. Throughout his career at Hasbro, Mr. Hassenfeld held a number of positions of increasing responsibility in marketing and sales for the Company’s domestic and international operations, including responsibilities overseeing global markets. He became 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. The Board believes Mr. Hassenfeld possesses particular knowledge, expertise and experience regarding strategic and operational planning and execution in the toy, game and family entertainment industries, expertise in industry trends and challenges, global markets, and international business operations, expertise in issues of corporate social responsibility and sustainability, and experience and expertise in the competitive and financial positioning of the Company and its business.

Tracy Leinbach

Ms. Tracy A. Leinbach is Independent Director of the Company. Ms. 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. The Board has nominated Ms. Leinbach for election as a director because of her extensive business experience in global operations, strategic and financial planning, auditing and accounting. Ms. Leinbach held a number of positions involving increasing global operating and global 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. In addition to extensive operating experience, her time with Ryder included service as controller and chief financial officer at many of Ryder’s subsidiaries and divisions. Ms. Leinbach’s career with Ryder culminated in her service as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Prior to her career with Ryder, Ms. Leinbach worked for PricewaterhouseCoopers in public accounting and was a CPA. The Board believes Ms. Leinbach 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. The Board has determined that Ms. Leinbach qualifies as an Audit Committee Financial Expert due to her prior experience, including as the Chief Financial Officer of a public company (Ryder System, Inc.).

Richard Stoddart

Mr. Richard S. Stoddart is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Stoddart is the President and Chief Executive Officer of InnerWorkings, Inc. (global marketing execution firm), serving in that role since 2017. 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. The Board has nominated Mr. Stoddart for election as a director because of his extensive experience in the advertising, marketing and communications industries, including in television, digital, social media, point-of-sale, packaging and in print, and in building global brands and businesses. As the Chief Executive Officer of InnerWorkings, the largest global marketing execution company, Mr. Stoddart is 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. Stoddard 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. The Board believes Mr. Stoddart 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.

Mary West

Ms. Mary Beth West is Independent Director of the Company. Ms. West is the Senior Vice President, Chief Growth Officer of The Hershey Company, serving in that role since May 2017. 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. The Board has nominated Ms. West for election as a director because of her extensive experience and expertise in marketing, brand building, managing global franchises, understanding and applying consumer insights, and in developing compelling retail and sales experiences. Ms. West also 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.

Linda Zecher

Ms. Linda Kay Zecher is Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Zecher served as Chief Executive Officer and Managing Partner of the Barkley Group (consulting firm focused on effective digital transformation), serving in those roles 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 thereto, she was Corporate Vice President, Worldwide Public Sector of Microsoft Corporation from 2003 to 2011. The Board has nominated Ms. Zecher for election as a director because of her extensive experience in leading the transformation of businesses in the fields of digital publishing, digital learning, and online sales and marketing, as well as her expertise and skill in driving technological innovation and in leading content development and distribution across channels and platforms. Ms. Zecher 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, and expertise in digital brand building, online business development and in driving technological innovation. The Board has determined that Ms. Zecher qualifies as an Audit Committee Financial Expert due to her prior experience, including service on public company audit committees and as the Chief Executive Officer, overseeing the Chief Financial Officer, of a public company.

Debbie Hancock

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