Kamy Scarlett is the chief human resources officer and president, U.S. Retail Stores for Best Buy Co. Inc. In this role, she oversees talent development and the health and well-being of the more than 125,000 Best Buy employees worldwide, and she is responsible for the execution and operation of all domestic Best Buy store locations.
Ms. Scarlett joined Best Buy in 2014. She has served in a variety of retail, operations, marketing and human resources leadership roles since beginning her career in retail more than 30 years ago. Prior to her current role, she was senior vice president of retail and chief human resources officer for Best Buy Canada. She was responsible for sales and profits in more than 180 stores in addition to enacting the human resources and talent management strategies for the company.
Ms. Scarlett has a proven record in driving great customer experiences and financial results, as well as the creation and execution of HR and operations strategies and organizational transformation. This has led to great success in building strong cultures of high employee engagement, cost reduction, succession planning, training and development, and productivity improvements.
Prior to joining Best Buy, Ms. Scarlett was the chief operating officer at Grafton-Fraser Inc., a leading Canadian retailer of men’s apparel. She also previously held leadership roles at Loblaw Cos., Hudson’s Bay Co. and Dylex Inc.