People: Best Buy Co Inc (BBY)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Hatim Tyabji

65 2012 Independent Chairman of the Board

Hubert Joly

54 2012 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Sharon McCollam

50 2012 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer

Christopher Askew

51 2013 President - Services

Shari Ballard

47 2013 Chief Human Resource Officer, Executive Vice President, President, International

Keith Nelsen

49 2012 Executive Vice President, Chief Risk Officer, General Counsel, Secretary

Christopher Gould

43 2010 Vice President, Treasurer

Bradbury Anderson

64 2013 Director

David Kenny

52 2013 Director

Thomas Millner

60 2014 Director

Lisa Caputo

49 2009 Independent Director

Russell Fradin

57 2013 Independent Director

Kathy Higgins Victor

56 1999 Independent Director

Sanjay Khosla

61 2008 Independent Director

Allen Lenzmeier

68 2013 Independent Director

Gerard Vittecoq

64 2008 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Hatim Tyabji

Mr. Hatim A. Tyabji is Independent Chairman of the Board of Best BUY Co Inc. He is retired in July 2012 from his position as executive chairman of Bytemobile, Inc. (a wireless Internet infrastructure provider), a role he held since July 2001. From 1998 to 2000, he served as chairman and chief executive officer of Saraïde, Inc. (a provider of Internet and wireless data services); and from 1986 to 1998, as president and chief executive officer (and as chairman from 1992 until 1998) of VeriFone, Inc. (a global transaction automation enterprise). He previously served on the boards of Ariba Inc.; Bank of America Merchant Services; Datacard Group (Chairman); Deluxe Corporation; Depotpoint, Inc.; eFunds Corporation; Impresse Corporation; Merchant eSolutions, Inc.; Norand Corporation; Novatel Wireless, Inc.; PubliCard Inc.; Sierra Atlantic, Inc.; and SmartDisk Corporation, as well as on the boards of the Carnegie Institute, the Dean's Council of the Leavey School of Business at Santa Clara University and the Dean's Council of the School of Engineering at the State University of New York at Buffalo. In 2007, Mr. Tyabji published "Husband, Wife & Company: An Honest Perspective on Success in Life and Work," a book on the interrelationships between and career.

Hubert Joly

Mr. Hubert Joly is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of Best Buy Co., Inc. Mr. Joly was previously the president and chief executive officer of Carlson, Inc., a worldwide hospitality and travel company based in Minneapolis, Minnesota, from 2008 until his current appointment. Prior to becoming chief executive officer of Carlson, Mr. Joly was president and chief executive officer of Carlson Wagonlit Travel from 2004 until 2008 and held several senior executive positions with Vivendi S.A. and its subsidiaries from 1999 to 2004 and with Electronic Data Systems (now part of Hewlett-Packard Company) from 1996 to 1999. Mr. Joly was with McKinsey & Company, Inc. from 1983 to 1996, working with clients in the technology, financial services and luxury industries. Mr. Joly previously served as a member of the board of directors of Carlson, Inc.; chair of the board of directors of the Rezidor Hotel Group; chair of the board of directors of Carlson Wagonlit Travel; chair of the Travel Facilitation Sub-Committee of the U.S. Department of Commerce Travel and Tourism Advisory Board; and on the executive committee of the World Travel and Tourism Council.

Sharon McCollam

Ms. Sharon L. McCollam is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer of Best Buy Co Inc. Ms. McCollam was previously executive vice president, chief operating and chief financial officer of Williams-Sonoma Inc., a premier specialty retailer of home furnishings, from July 2006 until her retirement in March 2012. At Williams-Sonoma, she was responsible for the long-term strategic planning activities of the company and oversaw multiple key functions, including global finance, treasury, investor relations, information technology, real estate, store development, corporate operations and human resources. Ms. McCollam also held various executive leadership roles, including principal accounting officer, at Williams-Sonoma from March 2000 to July 2006. Prior to her time at Williams-Sonoma, Ms. McCollam served as chief financial officer of Dole Fresh Vegetables Inc. from 1996 to 2000 and in various other finance-related leadership positions at Dole Food Company Inc., a producer and marketer of fresh fruit and vegetables, from 1993 until 1996. Ms. McCollam serves as a member of the board of directors for Sutter Health, a nonprofit network of hospitals and doctors in Northern California (since January 2012), Art.com, an online specialty art retailer (since July 2012), and Privalia Venta Directa, s.a., a European e-commerce apparel retailer (since September 2012). Ms. McCollam previously served as a member of the board of directors of OfficeMax Incorporated from July through December 2012, Williams-Sonoma from 2010 until March 2012, and Del Monte Foods Company from 2007 until 2011.

Christopher Askew

Mr. Christopher J. Askew has been appointed as President - Services of Best Buy Co Inc., with effect from July 25, 2013. He previously was an NCR senior vice president, overseeing services. An NCR spokesman declined to comment. Before joining NCR in 2010, Mr. Askew was senior vice president of global services for Lenovo Group Ltd.

Shari Ballard

Ms. Shari L. Ballard serves as Chief Human Resource Officer, Executive Vice President, President, International of Best BUY Co Inc. Previously, she served as Executive Vice President, President – Americas from March 2010 until being appointed to her current role; Executive Vice President – Retail Channel Management from 2007 to 2010; and as Executive Vice President – Human Resources and Legal from 2004 to 2007. Ms. Ballard joined in 1993 and has served as Senior Vice President, Vice President, and General and Assistant Store Manager. Ms. Ballard is a member of the Minneapolis Institute of Arts board of trustees. She also serves on the board of directors of the Delhaize Group, a Belgian international food retailer.

Keith Nelsen

Mr. Keith J. Nelsen is Executive Vice President, Chief Risk Officer, General Counsel, Secretary of Best BUY Co Inc. He was named Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Chief Risk Officer and Secretary in March 2012, after being appointed Executive Vice President, General Counsel in May 2011 and Secretary of the Company in June 2011. He previously served as Senior Vice President, Commercial & International General Counsel from 2008 until his current appointment. Mr. Nelsen joined in 2006 as Vice President, Operations & International General Counsel. Prior to joining, he worked at Danka Business Systems PLC, an office products supplier, from 1997 to 2006 and served in various roles, including chief administration officer and general counsel. Prior to his time at Danka, Mr. Nelsen held the role of vice president, legal from 1995 to 1997 at NordicTrack, Inc., a provider of leisure equipment products. Mr. Nelsen began his career in 1989 as a practicing attorney with Best and Flanagan, LLP, a law firm located in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Mr. Nelsen serves on the board of directors of NuShoe, Inc., a privately held shoe repair facility in San Diego, California; the executive board of Chad Greenway's Lead the Way Foundation, a charitable organization in Minneapolis, Minnesota; and the executive board of the Children's Cancer Research Fund, a non-profit research foundation associated with the University of Minnesota.

Christopher Gould

Mr. Christopher K. K. Gould is Vice President, Treasurer of Best BUY Co Inc. Previously, Mr. Gould spent 11 years at Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., a global retailer, most recently as vice president and head of the capital markets division from 2007 to 2010. From 2006 to 2007, he was a senior director and head of finance for the financial services division, and prior to that, Mr. Gould held other financial leadership roles in Wal-Mart in its international, corporate finance and investment analysis divisions. Earlier in his career, Mr. Gould worked with Wasatch Funds and Bankers Trust Company. He previously served on the board of the Business Consortium Fund, an affiliate of the National Minority Supplier Development Council, Inc.

Bradbury Anderson

Mr. Bradbury H. Anderson is Director of Best Buy Co Inc. Prior to his retirement in 2010, he had been a director since August 1986 and was the Vice Chairman. He also served as Chief Executive Officer from June 2002 until June 2009, having previously served as President and Chief Operating Officer since April 1991. He was employed in capacities since 1973. Following his retirement as CEO, Mr. Anderson was employed as a consultant to then-current CEO until November 1, 2010. In addition to his public and private directorships, Mr. Anderson is also a trustee of the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. He previously served on the boards of the Retail Industry Leaders Association, Junior Achievement, the Minnesota Early Learning Foundation, the Best Buy Children's Foundation and Waldorf College.

David Kenny

Mr. David W. Kenny has been appointed as Director of Best Buy Co., Inc., effective September 27, 2013. Kenny oversees TWC's portfolio of consumer and business-to-business weather brands and businesses, including The Weather Channel, having assumed the role in January 2012. Immediately prior to TWC he was the President of Akamai, a cloud platform designed to help enterprises provide secure, high-performing user experiences to mobile and fixed internet users. Kenny founded Digitas, Inc., in 1997 and sold the company to Publicis Groupe SA in 2006. He was the Managing Partner of the combined business, Viva-Ki, until 2010. Kenny also served on the Board of Directors of Yahoo!, Inc., from 2010 to 2012. Kenny will officially join the Board of Directors on Sept. 27, 2013. He also serves as a member of the Board of Directors of The Ad Council and SessionM, as well as Teach for America, a nonprofit that enlists recent graduates to teach in under-resourced and low-income communities. He received his MBA from the Harvard Business School, and a Bachelor's degree in Industrial Administration from the GM Institute (now Kettering University).

Thomas Millner

Mr. Thomas L. Millner is Director of the Company. He has led Cabela’s since April 2009, after spending 10 years as the Chief Executive Officer of Remington Arms Company, Inc., a manufacturer of firearms and ammunition. Before Millner’s arrival at Remington Arms Company, Inc., he was the Chief Executive Officer and President at The Pilliod Cabinet Company from 1987 to May 1994. Prior to that, he had served in various sales and sales management positions with Thomasville Furniture Industries and Broyhill Furniture Industries from 1976 to 1987. Millner earned a B.A. with honors from Randolph Macon College in 1976.

Lisa Caputo

Ms. Lisa M. Caputo is Independent Director of Best BUY Co Inc. She has served since June 2011 as executive vice president, marketing and communications of The Travelers Companies, Inc. (a property casualty insurer). She previously served as managing director and senior banker of the Public Sector Group of Citigroup, Inc.'s (“Citi”) Institutional Clients group (a financial services company) from 2010 to May 2011. Ms. Caputo founded Citi's Women & Co. (a membership service that provides financial education and services for women) in 2000, and served as its chief executive officer and chairman from 2000 to 2010. She served as global chief marketing officer and executive vice president of Citi overseeing global marketing, public affairs and community relations for the company from 2007 to 2010, and as chief marketing and community relations officer of Citi's Global Consumer Group from 2005 to 2007. Ms. Caputo acted as senior managing director of business operations and planning of Citi's Global Consumer Group and also served as chief of staff to Citi's Global Consumer Group's chief executive officer from 2003 to 2005. Prior to her time at Citi, Ms. Caputo served as vice president, global communications and synergy for Disney Publishing Worldwide (a publisher of children's books and magazines) from 1998 through 1999. From 1996 to 1998, she was vice president of corporate communications for CBS Corporation (a mass media company). From 1992 to 1996, Ms. Caputo served in President Bill Clinton's administration, both as press secretary for First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton, and as deputy assistant to the President. In addition to her private directorships, Ms. Caputo also serves on several private advisory boards and committees.

Russell Fradin

Mr. Russell P. Fradin is Independent Director of Best Buy Co., Inc. He has served since May 2011 as chief executive officer, president and a board member of SunGard, software and technology services company serving approximately 25,000 customers in over 70 countries. From September 2010 until May 2011, Mr. Fradin was chairman and chief executive officer of AonHewitt, a global provider of human resources consulting and outsourcing solutions and a business unit of Aon Corporation. Mr. Fradin served as chief executive officer of Hewitt Associates from 2006 and oversaw its merger with Aon Corporation in September 2010. Prior to his time with Hewitt, he was president and chief executive officer from 2004 to 2006 of The BISYS Group, Inc., a provider of outsourcing solutions for the financial services sector, and from 1997 until 2004, Mr. Fradin held various senior executive positions with Automatic Data Processing, Inc., a provider of benefits and payroll processing services. In addition, he worked many years as a management consultant at McKinsey & Company, where he was a senior partner. He previously served from 2007 until July 2011 on the board of Gartner Inc., a technology research firm.

Kathy Higgins Victor

Ms. Kathy J. Higgins Victor is Independent Director of Best BUY Co Inc. She has served since 1994 as president and founder of Centera Corporation (an executive development and leadership coaching firm located in Minneapolis, Minnesota). From 1991 to 1994, she was senior vice president of human resources at Northwest Airlines, Inc., now Delta Air Lines (a commercial airline). Prior to that, Ms. Higgins Victor held senior executive positions at The Pillsbury Company, subsequently acquired by General Mills, Inc. (a producer of grain and other foodstuffs), and Burger King Corporation (operator and franchisor of restaurants worldwide). Ms. Higgins Victor's roles with these branded public companies give her experience in the areas of established company cultures, executive compensation and human resources.

Sanjay Khosla

Mr. Sanjay Khosla is Independent Director of Best BUY Co Inc. He began serving as senior advisor to Boston Consulting Group (a global management consulting firm advising on business strategy) in April 2013. He retired in March 2013 as president of developing markets of Mondelez International (a company comprised of global snacking and food brands formerly of Kraft Foods, Inc.), for which he served since October 2012. Prior to that, he served as executive vice president and president of developing markets at Kraft Foods, Inc. (an international food and beverage company), a position he held since January 2007. From 2004 to 2006, Mr. Khosla was with Fonterra Co-operative Group Ltd. (a multi-national dairy company based in New Zealand), where he served as managing director of its consumer and food service business. Before joining Fonterra in 2004, he had a 27-year career with Unilever PLC in India, the U.K. and Europe, culminating as senior vice president, global beverages, and chairman of Unilever's beverages category.

Allen Lenzmeier

Mr. Allen U. Lenzmeier is Independent Director of Best Buy Co Inc. Prior to his retirement in 2010, he was a director since February 2001. Mr. Lenzmeier retired in February 2009 from the position of Vice Chairman, having served on a part-time basis to support international expansion. Prior to his promotion to Vice Chairman in 2004, he served in capacities since in 1984. His prior positions include President and Chief Operating Officer from 2002 to 2004, and President of Best Buy Retail Stores from 2001 to 2002. In addition to his private directorships, Mr. Lenzmeier also serves as a trustee for the Pacer organization. He previously served on the board of UTStarcom, Inc., a network solution company.

Gerard Vittecoq

Mr. Gerard R. Vittecoq is Independent Director of Best Buy Co Inc. Mr. Vittecoq recently announced his intent to retire in May 2013 as a group president and executive office member of Caterpillar, Inc. (a manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines and industrial gas turbines), a position he held since 2004. He was responsible for the company's Energy and Power Systems Group, which includes its Industrial Power Systems & Growth Markets division, Large Power Systems and Growth Markets division, Marine and Petroleum Power division, Electrical Power division, Progress Rail division/EMD and solar division. He was also responsible for driving enterprise profit and loss accountability for Caterpillar's Europe-Africa-Middle East ("EAME") region. He joined Caterpillar in 1975 and has served in various accounting- and finance-related roles within the company. From 1987 to 1990, he was in charge of strategy projects and was appointed director of strategy and planning in 1990, where he served until 1995. From 1995 to 1997, he was managing director of Caterpillar France S.A. In 1997, he became managing director of Caterpillar Belgium S.A. He was elected a vice president in January 2001, overseeing the EAME Product Development & Operations division. In addition to his private directorships, he is also a member of the Evian Group: Free Trade Think Tank, the Senior Advisory Council of the Swiss-American Chamber of Commerce and an executive member of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development.

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