Ron Wilson Named President and Chief Operating Officer of Best Buy Canada

Ron Wilson Named President and Chief Operating Officer of Best Buy Canada 
BURNABY, BC, March 5, 2013 /CNW/ - Best Buy Co., Inc., the world's largest 
consumer electronics retailer, today announced Ron Wilson as its new president 
and chief operating officer of its Canada operations, effective immediately. 
In this role, Wilson will lead the business in Canada under the Future Shop 
and Best Buy brands, including online. 
"Ron has been an integral part of Best Buy's success in Canada for more than 
two decades," said Shari Ballard, executive vice president and president, Best 
Buy International. "His exceptional leadership skills, broad operating 
experience and strategic agility make him the right person to lead the 
organization during this important time as we look to continue our Renew Blue 
transformation across our business." 
As senior vice president of merchandising and eCommerce since 2008 for Best 
Buy Canada, Wilson led the strategic visions of www.bestbuy.ca and 
www.futureshop.ca, making them the most successful online electronics retail 
sites in Canada. Wilson previously managed several other units within Best Buy 
Canada, including merchandising, operations and marketing. 
"I am very excited to take on this role with a company that I know so well and 
truly believe in," said Wilson. "While we are clearly not satisfied with our 
recent performance, Best Buy Canada and Future Shop brands remain strong and I 
am committed to ensuring that we are well positioned in the market far into 
the future." 
About Best Buy Canada
Best Buy stores in Canada are a division of Burnaby, BC-based Best Buy Canada 
Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of Best Buy Co., Inc. (NYSE:BBY). We are 
Canada's fastest-growing retailer and e-tailer of consumer electronics, 
computers and entertainment products. With over 70 Best Buy stores across 
Canada, we offer a unique shopping experience with the latest technology and 
entertainment products, at the right price, with a no-pressure 
(non-commissioned) sales environment. Every day our employees are committed to 
helping deliver technology solutions that enable easy access to people, 
knowledge, ideas and fun. We are keenly aware of our role and impact on the 
world, and we are committed to developing and implementing business strategies 
that bring sustainable technology solutions to our consumers and communities. 
For information about Best Buy Canada, visit www.BestBuy.ca. 
Christopher Ian Bennett Director of Communications P: 604-412-1036 
E:chribenn@bestbuycanada.ca 
SOURCE: Best Buy Canada 
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