About Eric Nyman is Hasbro’s President and Chief Operating Officer. Eric has been a valued member of Hasbro for over 18 years, driving consumer- focused innovation across Hasbro’s iconic brand portfolio. Eric demonstrates leadership and creativity that, coupled with his vast industry and company knowledge, will benefit Hasbro as it continues to supercharge growth and unlock value for all stakeholders. Eric also leads all of Hasbro’s licensed consumer products business and Hasbro Pulse, the company’s direct-to-consumer platform.
Prior to being named President and COO, Eric was Chief Operating Officer of Hasbro’s Consumer Products segment and Chief Consumer Officer, Hasbro. Eric was responsible for driving innovation across global design, development and marketing, and oversaw the commercial operations and partner relationships for the company’s extensive brand portfolio, driving significant growth across Hasbro Gaming, Nerf, PlayDoh, Transformers and My Little Pony, along with partner brands like Star Wars and Marvel.
Since joining Hasbro in 2003, Eric has served in a number of senior roles, including President of Hasbro North America and General Manager and Senior Vice President of Marketing. Before joining Hasbro, he held leadership positions at Timberland and LEGO.
Eric serves on the Virginia Wesleyan University Board of Trustees. He holds a bachelor’s degree in history from Virginia Wesleyan and an MBA from the Boston College Carroll School of Management.