President & CEO, Hasbro, Inc.
President and Chief Executive Officer of Hasbro, Inc. since 2008. Prior thereto, Chief Operating Officer of Hasbro since 2006. Prior thereto, President, U.S. Toys Segment from 2003 to 2006. Mr. Goldner has led the Company’s transformation into a global branded play company and was one of the key architects of the Company’s turnaround strategy in 2000, which focused on leveraging the Company’s core brands, reducing costs and lessening the Company’s reliance on its licensed business. During Mr. Goldner’s ten years with Hasbro he has also been a key driver behind the Company’s use of immersive brand-driven experiences, including the increasing use of movies and television based on the Company’s brands, to develop brand recognition and build the Company’s business. Mr. Goldner also led the Company’s expansion of its brands into non-traditional spaces such as digital gaming and lifestyle licensing. Prior to his time with Hasbro, Mr. Goldner served in operating and executive positions with other companies in the family entertainment sector and also served as a director of Leo Burnett, a major advertising and communications firm.