Hasbro appoints Frank Gibeau, Darin Harris and Owen Mahoney to its Board of Directors

– USA, RI –  Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS), a leading toy and game company, today announced the appointments of Frank Gibeau, Darin Harris, and Owen Mahoney to its Board of Directors, effective March 21, 2024.

“We are thrilled to have Frank, Darin, and Owen join our accomplished and diverse Board of Directors. They all have an immeasurable amount of leadership experience working across online and mobile gaming, as well as leading storied consumer brands and franchises. Each of them will add tremendous value and unique perspective to our Board. I look forward to working hand in hand with them to further unlock the value of our award-winning brands and build out our long-term innovation and growth strategy,” said Board Chair, Rich Stoddart.

The Company also announced that Tracy Leinbach, Linda Zecher Higgins, and Michael Burns will retire from the Board at the 2024 AGM.

About Frank Gibeau

Frank Gibeau has served as President of Zynga, a wholly-owned publishing and development label of Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc., since May 2022. With over 30 years of experience in interactive entertainment, he led Zynga’s turnaround and transition to rapid growth as CEO from 2016 to 2022, fortifying the company’s portfolio of popular franchises, including Toon Blast, Empires and Puzzles, CSR Racing, Words With Friends, and Zynga Poker. Before Zynga, Gibeau spent more than two decades at Electronic Arts, where he held several influential business and product leadership roles.

About Darin Harris

Darin Harris has served as CEO of Jack in the Box Inc. since June 2020. Before that, he was CEO of North America for IWG PLC, Regus, North America. He has also served as CEO of CiCi’s Enterprises LP and COO for Primrose Schools. Harris previously held franchise leadership roles as SVP at Arby’s Restaurant Group, Inc. and as VP,of  Franchise and Corporate Development at Captain D’s Seafood, Inc.

About Owen Mahoney

Owen Mahoney served as President and CEO of Nexon Co. Ltd. from March 2014 until his retirement in March 2024. He joined Nexon in 2010 and served as CFO and CAO until 2014, responsible for managing the Company’s finances, global operations, investments, and strategic alliances. Previously, Mahoney was SVP of Corporate Development at Electronic Arts from 2000 to 2009, where he was responsible for worldwide mergers and acquisitions and business development, leading all acquisitions and equity investments.

About Hasbro

Hasbro is a leading toy and game company whose mission is to entertain and connect generations of fans through the wonder of storytelling and the exhilaration of play. Hasbro delivers play experiences for fans of all ages around the world, through toys, games, licensed consumer products, digital games and services, location-based entertainment, film, TV, and more. With a portfolio of over 1800 iconic brands including MAGIC: THE GATHERING, DUNGEONS & DRAGONS, Hasbro Gaming, NERF, TRANSFORMERS, PLAY-DOH, and PEPPA PIG, as well as premier partner brands, Hasbro brings fans together wherever they are, from tabletop to screen.

Hasbro is guided by our Purpose to create joy and community for all people around the world, one game, one toy, and one story at a time. For more than a decade, Hasbro has been consistently recognized for its corporate citizenship, including being named one of the 100 Best Corporate Citizens by 3BL Media, one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies by Ethisphere Institute and one of the 50 Most Community-Minded Companies in the U.S. by the Civic 50.

SOURCE: https://www.hasbro.com

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