SVP, Global Distribution & Development
Veteran children’s programming executive Finn Arnesen joined Hasbro Studios in 2010 as Senior VP, Global Distribution & Development, in April 2010. In his role, Arnesen manages Hasbro Studios’ global content sales, distribution, channel and program development activities extending across television, online and digital media, working closely with the Consumer Products division. Previously, Arnesen served as senior vice president of original series and international development at TBS International, where his duties included leading multi-platform programming, production and development; joint venture strategic acquisitions; distribution; and deal-making partnerships. During his 17-year tenure at TBS, Arnesen oversaw programming and development for the Turner-owned networks, the start up and management of Cartoon Network Studios London and program management of Cartoon Network Europe as part of his broad portfolio. Prior to Turner, Arnesen held posts at ScreenSport, the European Sports Network and Sky Sports. He has a Bachelor of Arts honors degree in French and drama from the University of Warwick.