© Reuters. Brian Goldner, President and CEO of Hasbro Inc., speaks on the Reuters Shopper and Retail Summit in New York June 28, 2011. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/Information
(Reuters) -Toymaker Hasbro Inc (NASDAQ:) stated on Tuesday longtime Chairman and Chief Government Officer Brian Goldner has died, two days after he went on medical go away.
In a press release 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 (NASDAQ:) Inc, Wealthy 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 corporate past toys and video games into tv, motion pictures, digital gaming and past,” Hasbro stated.
Goldner additionally served on the board of administrators of ViacomCBS (NASDAQ:) Inc.
“(Goldner’s) steering and management performed a key function not solely within the mixture of Viacom and CBS however within the execution of the imaginative and prescient that has considerably formed the corporate,” Shari Redstone, non-executive chair of ViacomCBS stated.
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