Hubert Joly is chairman and CEO of Best Buy Co. Inc., the leading retailer of technology products, services and solutions, with approximately 1600 stores in North America and more than $40 billion in annual revenue.
Since joining Best Buy in September 2012, Mr. Joly has led the company’s Renew Blue transformation. As a result, Best Buy has delivered improved domestic comparative sales and profit; an increase in customer satisfaction and employee morale; an enhanced in-store experience with the addition of thousands of shops-in-shop developed in partnership with many of the world’s leading technology companies; and, a richer online shopping experience on BestBuy.com.
Before joining Best Buy, Mr. Joly was CEO of Carlson, a global hospitality and travel company. He previously led Carlson Wagonlit Travel, Vivendi Universal Games and Electronic Data Systems’ French business. He serves on the boards of Ralph Lauren Corp., the Retail Industry Leaders Association and the Minnesota Business Partnership.