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About Hasbro

Hasbro is a global play and entertainment company committed to making the world a better place for all children, fans, and families. We deliver immersive brand experiences for global audiences through consumer products, including toys and games, entertainment, and gaming. Our unparalleled portfolio of approximately 1,500 brands includes MAGIC: THE GATHERING, NERF, MY LITTLE PONY, TRANSFORMERS, PLAY-DOH, MONOPOLY, BABY ALIVE, DUNGEONS & DRAGONS, POWER RANGERS, PEPPA PIG and PJ MASKS, as well as premier partner brands.

Hasbro Team Mission
Hasbro Purpose

Our Business

Entertainment

Through eOne, its independent studio, Hasbro delivers world-class entertainment across all genres to audiences around the world, on all platforms. The company specializes in content development, acquisition, production, financing, distribution and sales, sourcing from both Hasbro brands and original IP.

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Hasbro Consumer Products

Children, families and fans can enjoy Hasbro brands through innovative consumer products across more than 100 categories, including toys, games, apparel, music, publishing, and location-based entertainment. Through Hasbro Pulse, passionate fans can access a curated selection of products and engaging content designed specifically for them.

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Wizards & Digital Gaming

Wizards of the Coast, a subsidiary of Hasbro, is an award-winning developer and publisher of tabletop and digital games best known for MAGIC: THE GATHERING and DUNGEONS & DRAGONS. Through our internal development studios and world-class licensing partners, Wizards delivers franchise innovation across the Hasbro portfolio to create unforgettable play experiences on PC, mobile and consoles.

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Our Leadership

The leadership of our combined company shares a deep commitment to creativity, storytelling, integrity and inclusion. Together, they lead Hasbro’s 7,000 employees to create the world’s best play and entertainment experiences for audiences around the world.​

Executive Leadership

Richard Stoddart

Richard Stoddart

Interim CEO, Hasbro, Inc.

Darren Throop

Darren Throop

President & Chief Executive Officer, eOne

Deborah Thomas

Deborah Thomas

Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer

Kathrin Belliveau

Kathrin Belliveau

Executive Vice President and Chief Purpose Officer

Board Leadership

Tracy Leinbach

Tracy Leinbach

Chair of the Board

Hasbro, Inc.
Kenneth Bronfin

Kenneth Bronfin

Senior Managing Director

Hearst Ventures
Michael Burns

Michael Burns

Vice Chairman

Lions Gate Entertainment
Hope Cochran

Hope Cochran

Managing Director

Madrona Venture Group
Brian Goldner

Brian Goldner

Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer

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.

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Darren Throop

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.

Deborah Thomas

Deborah 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

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.

Chris Cocks

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

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

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

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.

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

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.

Brian Goldner

Brian Goldner

Chairman of the Board

Hasbro, Inc.

Brian D. Goldner has served as the Chief Executive Officer of Hasbro, Inc. since 2008, and has served as the Chairman of the Board since May 2015. In addition to being Chief Executive Officer, from 2008 to 2016, 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.

Qualifications

  • Chief architect in the transformation of Hasbro’s business globally and in successfully formulating, executing and accelerating the Company’s Brand Blueprint strategy, leading the Company’s evolution from a traditional toy and game manufacturer into a global play and entertainment leader, including most recently through his leadership in the acquisition of eOne.
  •  Possesses knowledge, expertise and experience regarding strategic and operational planning and execution in global brand and entertainment industries. He has driven immersive play offerings and used storytelling to build global consumer franchises. His expertise in recognizing the industry’s trends and challenges, expertise in the media and entertainment industries, and experience in marketing, product and brand development have been paramount in developing the framework for creating multi-faceted brand experiences for fans, families, kids and audiences around the world.
  • Pioneered Hasbro’s entry into entertainment and oversees the Company’s omni-channel storytelling, through eOne’s television, film and music business and Hasbro’s film labels, animation studio, in-house creative agency, and a co-production and distribution partnership with Paramount Pictures.
  • Led the Company’s digital-first approach, engaging consumers in content to commerce solutions across multiple platforms.
  • Forged important 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, Universal Dreamworks Trolls, Sesame Street and Beyblade, as well as trending properties that have a massive global fan base, such as Fortnite and Overwatch.

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• ViacomCBS Inc.

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• Molson Coors Brewing

• The GAP, Inc.

Edward Philip

Edward Philip

Retired Chief Operating Officer

Partners in Health

Edward M. Philip served as 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 to that, 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 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.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • More than 30 years of business and management experience, including years of experience as both an operating executive and chief financial officer of multinational corporations.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Significant experience in corporate finance, financial reporting and accounting matters for large multinational public companies, as well as in the operation and management of large multinational organizations.

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    • Audit Committee
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    • Audit Committee
    • Nominating and Governance Committee
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    • Human Resources and Compensation Committee
    • Nominating, Governance and Social Responsibility Committee
    • FORMER PUBLIC COMPANY BOARDS HELD IN THE PAST FIVE YEARS
  • None
Kenneth Bronfin

Kenneth Bronfin

Senior Managing Director

Hearst Ventures

Kenneth A. 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 to that, he served as President of Hearst Interactive Media since 2002, and Deputy Group Head of Hearst Interactive Media since 1996.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Extensive expertise and experience in operational and executive roles in the media and digital services sectors, as well as experience in strategic planning and corporate finance.
  • Experience 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.
  • Experience serving on private and public company boards of directors.
  • 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.

OTHER CURRENT PUBLIC COMPANY BOARDS

  • None

FORMER PUBLIC COMPANY BOARDS HELD IN THE PAST FIVE YEARS

  • None
Michael Burns

Michael Burns

Vice Chairman

Lions Gate Entertainment

Michael R. Burns 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.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • 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.
  • Significant experience in the entertainment industry, including operating and financial expertise in motion picture and television development, production, financing, marketing, distribution and monetization.
  • Expertise in strategic planning, investing and content building in media and entertainment-driven multi- platform businesses.
  • Investment banking, corporate finance, and international business experience.

OTHER CURRENT PUBLIC COMPANY BOARDS

  • Lions Gate Entertainment Corp.

FORMER PUBLIC COMPANY BOARDS HELD IN THE PAST FIVE YEARS

  • None
Hope Cochran

Hope Cochran

Managing Director

Madrona Venture Group

Hope F. Cochran is 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.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Extensive experience spanning more than 20 years as a senior financial executive in the digital gaming and telecom industries.
  • Significant knowledge of development of digital content businesses.
  • International business expertise in managing global teams, and talent in managing, growing and overseeing global businesses.
  • Substantial experience as a chief financial officer and overseeing financial and accounting issues for public companies.

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  • MongoDB, Inc.
    • Audit Committee Chair
    • Compensation Committee
  • New Relic, Inc.
      Audit Committee Chair

FORMER PUBLIC COMPANY BOARDS HELD IN THE PAST FIVE YEARS

  • None
Lisa Gersh

Lisa Gersh

Outside Advisor; Former Chief Executive Officer, Alexander Wang

Alexander Wang

Lisa Gersh is an outside advisor to companies investing in the media space. She previously 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. (a lifestyle publication curated by Gwyneth Paltrow) from 2014 to 2016, and President and Chief Executive Officer of Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, Inc. (an integrated media and merchandising company) from 2012 to 2013. Prior to that, she served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, Inc. from 2011 to 2012, and a director of Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, Inc. from 2011 to 2013.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Extensive experience in the media, branded products and entertainment industries, including television, digital entertainment and publishing.
  • 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 and co- founder of Oxygen Media.
  • Expertise in business and strategic planning, in media, retail, brand-driven and entertainment industries, including the cable television and digital industries.
  • Skilled and highly knowledgeable in marketing and branding, media trends and in building global brand- driven businesses.

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    • Nominating and Governance Committee Chair
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comScore, Inc.

Tracy Leinbach

Tracy Leinbach

Chair of the Board

Hasbro, Inc.

Tracy A. 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. Prior to her career with Ryder, Ms. Leinbach worked for PricewaterhouseCoopers in public accounting and was a CPA.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Extensive business experience in global operations, strategic and financial planning, auditing and accounting.
  • Significant experience involving global operating and 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.
  • Experience as a controller and chief financial officer at many of Ryder’s subsidiaries and divisions.
  • 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.

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  • Veritiv Corporation
    • Compensation and Leadership Development Committee Chair
    • Nominating and Governance Committee
    • Personnel and Compensation Committee

FORMER PUBLIC COMPANY BOARDS HELD IN THE PAST FIVE YEARS

  • Forward Air Corporation
Laurel Richie

Laurel Richie

Former President Women’s National Basketball Association

Laurel J. Richie served as President of the Women’s National Basketball Association LLC (“WNBA”) from May 2011 to November 2015. Prior to her appointment in 2011 to the WNBA, she served as Chief Marketing Officer of Girl Scouts of the United States of America from 2008 to 2011. From 1984 to 2008, she held various positions at Ogilvy & Mather, including Senior Partner and Executive Group Director and founding member of the agency’s Diversity Advisory Board.

Ms. Richie is a former Trustee of the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame and currently serves as chair of the Board of Trustees at Dartmouth College, and a consultant to Fortune 100 c-suite executives on matters of personal leadership and corporate culture.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Significant executive management and leadership experience, together with strategic and operational expertise.
  • Extensive experience and skills in global marketing and brand-management skills.
  • Deep experience in corporate culture.
  • Leader in creating and supporting diverse and inclusive teams.

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  • Bright Horizons Family Solutions Inc.
    • Audit Committee
    • Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee Chair
  • Synchrony Financial
    • Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee
    • Management Development and Compensation Committee Chair

FORMER PUBLIC COMPANY BOARDS HELD IN THE PAST FIVE YEARS

  • None
Richard Stoddart

Richard Stoddart

Interim CEO, Hasbro, Inc.

InnerWorkings, Inc.

Richard S. Stoddart is 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.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Extensive experience in the advertising, marketing and communications industries, including in television, digital, social media, point-of-sale, packaging and print, and in building global brands and businesses.
  • As the former Chief Executive Officer of InnerWorkings, the largest global marketing execution company, Mr. Stoddart became 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. Stoddart 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.
  • 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.

OTHER CURRENT PUBLIC COMPANY BOARDS

    None

FORMER PUBLIC COMPANY BOARDS HELD IN THE PAST FIVE YEARS

  • Innerworkings, Inc.
Mary Beth West

Mary Beth West

Former Senior Vice President and Chief Growth Officer, The Hershey Company

The Hershey Company

Mary Beth West served as Senior Vice President, Chief Growth Officer of The Hershey Company from May 2017 until January 2020. 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.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Extensive experience and expertise in marketing, brand building, managing global franchises, understanding and applying consumer insights, and in developing compelling retail and sales experiences.
  • 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.
  • Significant experience in developing growth strategies for complex consumer brand organizations, through use of insights, analytics, marketing, innovation, and research and development.
  • Deep experience in growing some of the world’s best known consumer brands through creative consumer engagement.

OTHER CURRENT PUBLIC COMPANY BOARDS

  • Albertsons Companies
    • Compensation Committee
    • Nominating, Governance and ESG Committee

FORMER PUBLIC COMPANY BOARDS HELD IN THE PAST FIVE YEARS

  • None
Linda Zecher

Linda Zecher

Chief Executive Officer and Managing Partner

The Barkley Group

Linda K. Zecher is the Chief Executive Officer and Managing Partner of the Barkley Group (a consulting firm focused on cybersecurity and digital transformation), serving in this capacity 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 to that, she was Corporate Vice President, Worldwide Public Sector of Microsoft Corporation from 2003 to 2011.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Extensive experience in leading the transformation of businesses in the fields of digital publishing, digital learning, and online sales and marketing.
  • Expertise and skill in driving technological innovation and in leading content development and distribution across channels and platforms.
  • 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.
  • Expertise in digital brand building, online business development and in driving technological innovation.

OTHER CURRENT PUBLIC COMPANY BOARDS

  • C5 Capital
    • Audit Committee
  • Tenable Holdings, Inc.
    • Compensation Committee
    • Governance Committee

FORMER PUBLIC COMPANY BOARDS HELD IN THE PAST FIVE YEARS

  • Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Richard Stoddart

Richard Stoddart

Interim CEO, Hasbro, Inc.

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.

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