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Hasbro Adds Gaming-Industry Veterans to Board at It Faces Proxy Fight

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Hasbro Inc. added two industry veterans to its board as the company looks to expand its digital-gaming business while fending off a proxy fight.

Elizabeth Hamren, chief operating officer of Discord Inc. and a former executive with Microsoft Corp.’s Xbox operations, and Blake Jorgensen, executive vice president of special projects for Electronic Arts Inc., joined the Hasbro board on April 1, the company said Monday in a statement. They bring significant management experience and expertise in strategic areas like digital gaming, technology, brand development and capital allocation, the company said.