SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): April 13, 2020
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
|(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation or organization)||(Commission File Number)||(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)|
|1027 Newport Avenue||Pawtucket,||Rhode Island||02861|
|(Address of Principal Executive Offices)||(Zip Code)|
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (401) 431-8697
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act.
|Title of each class||Trading Symbol(s)||Name of each exchange on which registered|
|Common Stock||HAS||The NASDAQ Global Select Market|
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Item 8.01 Other Events
On April 13, 2020, Hasbro, Inc. (the “Company”) announced that it is changing the location of its 2020 Annual Meeting of Shareholders (the “Annual Meeting”). As previously described in the Company’s proxy statement for the Annual Meeting filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, due to the public health concerns regarding the coronavirus or COVID-19, the Company has decided to hold the Annual Meeting solely by remote communication, in a virtual only format. No shareholders or guests will be able to attend the Annual Meeting in person. The previously announced date and time of the meeting (May 14, 2020 at 11:00 a.m., Eastern Daylight Time) will not change.
A copy of the press release announcing the location change is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated by reference herein. Further information regarding this change to the location of the Annual Meeting can be found in the proxy supplement filed by the Company with the Securities and Exchange Commission on April 13, 2020.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits
Exhibit Number Description
Cover Page Interactive Data File - the cover page XBRL tags are embedded within the Inline XBRL document
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|By:||/s/ Deborah Thomas|
|Title:||Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer|
(Duly Authorized Officer and Principal Financial Officer)
|Date: April 13, 2020|