Spielwarenmesse: Hasbro president and COO John Frascotti announces plans to retire from the firm next March

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Hasbro president and COO John Frascotti announces plans to retire from the firm next March

09. October 2020 13:20 h

By www.toynews-online.biz

  • Hasbro’s president and chief operating officer, John Frascotti, has revealed his plans to retire from his current position with the global toy company when his contract comes to an end on March 31, 2021. Frascotti will remain employed by the company for one year in the role of special advisor to the CEO, Brian Goldner.

Frascotti joined Hasbro in 2008 as chief marketing officer, became president of Hasbro Brands in 2014, and became president of Hasbro in 2017. In 2018, he was also named chief operating officer, and was added to Hasbro’s Board of Directors. During his tenure, he has played a critical role in the re-imagination and re-invention of Hasbro’s portfolio of brands.

His experience in brand building, brand marketing, digital marketing, entertainment, licensing and operations has contributed to expanding the reach of these brands globally.

Frascotti will serve out the remainder of his current one-year term as a member of the Hasbro Board of Directors but will not stand for election at the May 2021 Annual Meeting.

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