Hasbro CEO Brian Goldner dies by Reuters

© Reuters. Brian Goldner, President and CEO of Hasbro Inc., speaks at the Reuters Consumer and Retailer Summit in New York on June 28, 2011. REUTERS / Brendan McDermid / Files

(Reuters) -Toymaker Hasbro Inc (NASDAQ 🙂 said Tuesday that former president and CEO Brian Goldner died, two days after he went on medical leave.

In a statement last year, Goldner said that he had been under continuous medical treatment following his cancer diagnosis in 2014.

Board member and former CEO of the marketing company Internal work (NASDAQ 🙂 Inc, Rich Stoddart, has replaced Goldner on an interim basis.

Goldner, 58, joined Hasbro in 2000 and was named CEO in 2008, the company said.

“It expanded the company beyond toys and games to television, movies, digital games and more,” Hasbro said.

Goldner also served on the board of directors of ViacomCBS (NASDAQ 🙂 Inc.

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