Mark Irvin is the chief supply chain officer for Best Buy Co. Inc. In this role, he oversees the strategy and day-to-day operations of Best Buy’s global supply chain that supports about 1,000 stores and Best Buy’s online customers.
His responsibilities include order management, distribution centers, domestic and international transportation, global compliance and trade, final-mile fulfillment and reverse logistics.
Most recently, Mark served as Best Buy’s chief inclusion, diversity and talent officer, overseeing the company’s strategy for creating and sustaining an inclusive work environment for its 100,000 employees. He has always had a passion for people and development of leaders, dating back to his time as a captain in the U.S. Army.
He has spent most of his 30-year career in supply chain leadership. Prior to joining Best Buy in 2013, Mark held a variety of supply chain leadership roles at Target for 11 years, both in the field and at the corporate headquarters. He has also held leadership roles at Cummins Inc., Corporate Express Delivery Systems and Baxter Healthcare.
Mark has a bachelor’s degree from Fisk University in Nashville and an MBA from Franklin University in Columbus, Ohio. He was commissioned through the ROTC program at Vanderbilt University and served in the U.S. Armed Forces for eight years in field medical logistics.