Mike Mohan is the chief merchandising officer for Best Buy Co. Inc. He is responsible for the category management and merchandising functions for Best Buy’s U.S. business, their largest market, reporting directly into Hubert Joly, chairman and CEO. In this capacity, Mr. Mohan uses his 25 years of retail and management experience to build actionable business plans that drive business growth, profitability, market share gains, increased employee and customer satisfaction for Best Buy.
Specifically, Mr. Mohan oversees all category strategy, merchandising, purchasing, vendor relations, financial planning and end-of-life product disposition, inclusive of Pacific Kitchen & Bath, Magnolia and Best Buy Mobile operations, both the standalone stores and store-within-a-store formats. He also oversees the global private label product business, and the business sales channel at the company.
Mr. Mohan joined Best Buy in February 2004 as vice president of the digital imaging business group, assuming additional responsibilities through his career, covering nearly all product/business categories at Best Buy, becoming an enterprise senior vice president in April 2008, and the president of the home business group in January 2013. He was appointed to chief merchandising officer in January 2014.
Before joining Best Buy, Mr. Mohan served as vice president and general merchandise manager for Good Guys, an audio/video specialty retailer with 79 stores in the western United States. He also served in various positions at Future Shop from 1988 through 1997. Mr. Mohan has served as member of the board of industry leaders for the Consumer Electronics Association since October 2013.