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Best Buy Names Stephen Gillett President, Digital And Global Business Services

Best Buy Co., Inc. (BBY) announced that it has appointed Stephen Gillett as its executive vice president and president, Best Buy Digital and Global Business Services, effective March 14, 2012.

Prior to joining Best Buy, Gillett, age 36, was executive vice president, Digital Ventures, and chief information officer at Starbucks. Before joining Starbucks, Gillett was chief information officer for Corbis, a digital media company owned by Microsoft founder Bill Gates. In that role, Gillett was responsible for global technology, engineering and leading platform efforts for Corbis' e-commerce and multimedia licensing business. Prior to Corbis, Gillett spent nearly a decade in Silicon Valley, holding senior technology positions with Yahoo! and CNET Networks.

by RTT Staff Writer

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