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Hasbro CEO Brian Goldner dies

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Hasbro CEO Brian Goldner dies

Toymaker Hasbro Inc stated on Tuesday longtime Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Brian Goldner has died, two days after he went on medical go away.
In an announcement final yr, Goldner stated he had been below continued medical therapy following his most cancers prognosis in 2014.
Board member and former CEO of selling agency InnerWorkings Inc, Rich Stoddart, has changed Goldner on an interim foundation.
Goldner, 58, joined Hasbro in 2000 and was appointed CEO in 2008, the corporate stated. “He expanded the company beyond toys and games into television, movies, digital gaming and beyond,” Hasbro stated.
Goldner additionally served on the board of administrators of ViacomCBS Inc.
“(Goldner’s) guidance and leadership played a key role not only in the combination of Viacom and CBS but in the execution of the vision that has significantly shaped the company,” Shari Redstone, non-executive chair of ViacomCBS stated.