Virginia Wesleyan Welcomes Hasbro President for Founders Day
Eric Nyman, a 1994 Virginia Wesleyan University graduate and president of Hasbro North America, will serve as keynote speaker for the University’s Founders Day on Thursday, Sept. 5 at 11 a.m. in the Joan and Macon Brock Theatre of the Susan S. Goode Fine and Performing Arts Center on the University’s campus.
As president of Hasbro North America, Nyman is responsible for sales and marketing for the entire U.S. market. Nyman earned a bachelor’s degree in history from Virginia Wesleyan in 1994, was the first Virginia Wesleyan student to apply for a Rhodes Scholarship and went on to earn an MBA from the Boston College Carrol School of Management. Prior to his role as president, Nyman served as general manager and senior vice president of marketing at Hasbro and also worked in brand management roles for Timberland and LEGO.