Hasbro . CEO Brian Goldner has passed away

“Since joining the company more than two decades ago, Brian has been the heart and soul of Hasbro,” said Rich Stoddart, the company’s interim CEO. “As a charismatic and passionate leader in both the play and entertainment industries, Brian’s work has brought joy and laughter to children and families around the world.”

The company said Goldner, who was 58, joined the company in 2000, according to Hasbro, became CEO in 2008 and was appointed chairman of the board in 2015. He, too, is Served on the ViacomCBS Board of Directors.
Hasbro (she has) It makes Monopoly, My Little Pony, and toys for a number of well-known entertainment brands including Star Wars and Marvel. The company started to refer to itself as a “games and entertainment company,” having bought film and television production and distribution company eOne in late 2019.
The company had back During the pandemic, bored families turned to Hasbro to entertain themselves. However, like other companies, it has also been hit by increased production and shipping costs. Hasbro said in july It will raise prices later this year “to offset the higher cost of freight and merchandise we continue to see across the business.”

CNN Business’s Jordan Valinsky contributed to this report.

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