Hasbro Studios has split its boys/action and girls/preschool creative teams into separate development and programming groups to meet increased production output. The former heads of both units have taken on new leadership roles, Hasbro Studios president Stephen Davis announced yesterday.
Mike Vogel was promoted from executive director, boys/action programming, to vice president, development. Vogel will be charged with reimagining all creative efforts by the studio.
Linda Steiner, who had served as senior vice president, girls/preschool programming, has taken on a new role as senior vice president of current programming, managing studio-produced series once they are on the air.
Additionally, vice president of production Kathy Page will lead an expanded team to support the restructured departments with production and post-production services, while continuing to assist in oversight of outside production service relationships.
“With the rapid growth of Hasbro Studios and the increasing number of shows we have on The Hub, as well as airing in international markets, I am making these changes to both streamline the creative process and make our organization operate more efficiently,” says Davis. “Vogel, Steiner and Page have all done outstanding jobs in their respective roles and now, with this restructuring, we will be able to create a more cohesive organization.”