Hasbro president Brian Goldner joins board of directors at Gap

Hasbro chairman, president and chief executive officer Brian Goldner has been elected to serve on the Gap board of directors.

During his time at Hasbro, Goldner has been credited for driving the company’s successful digital strategy, its burgeoning lifestyle licensing business and leading Hasbro’s entry into entertainment across a variety of platforms.

“Brian’s ability to drive transformative change is impressive, as his leadership has enabled Hasbro to emerge as one of the most profitable and forward-thinking companies in the toy and game industry,” said Bob Fisher, chairman of the board, Gap.

“We look forward to leveraging Brian’s drive for innovation, as we accelerate our efforts to win in this next era of retail.”

Goldner added: “I’m honored to join Gap Inc.’s board of directors as the company tackles rapid and exciting change in the retail industry.

“I look forward to working with Art Peck and the board to contribute to the company’s next phase of growth.”

In addition to being a member of Hasbro’s board of directors, Goldner has served on the board of The Miriam Hospital and The Rhode Island Hospital and he is a member of the Producers Guild of America and sits on the board of trustees at Moses Brown School in Providence, RI.

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