Hasbro names Chris Cocks as CEO

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Hasbro Inc. HAS, -0.58% said late Wednesday its board appointed Chris Cocks as chief executive and named him as a board member effective Feb. 25. Cocks currently serves as president and chief operating officer Hasbro’s Wizards of the Coast and Digital Gaming division, and replaces Brian Goldner, who died in October. Cocks has served in his current position in charge of the division that puts out games such as “Magic: The Gathering” and “Dungeons & Dragons,” since leaving Microsoft Corp. MSFT, -3.84% Hasbro also appointed Eric Nyman as the company’s president and chief operating officer effective Feb. 25. Hasbro shares slipped 0.3% after hours, following a 0.6% decline to close the regular session at $103.32. Shares are up 11% over the past 12 months, compared with a 26% gain in the S&P 500 index SPX, -1.94%.

Source: Marketwatch

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