Hasbro CEO Brian Goldner dies

Just two days after taking an immediate medical leave, longtime Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Hasbro Brian Goldner has died.

The 58-year-old joined the toy maker in 2000 and was appointed CEO in 2008.

Last year, Goldner said he had been under continued medical treatment following a cancer diagnosis in 2014.

Hasbro Tuesday, said Goldner was ‘beloved’ – calling him’ the heart and soul of Hasbro’…

Adding that he expanded the company beyond toys and games into television, movies, digital gaming and more.

Board member Rich Stoddart has replaced Goldner on an interim basis.

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