BBY 8-K (8.2.13)
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 OR 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported) July 30, 2013
BEST BUY CO., INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
7601 Penn Avenue South
(Address of principal executive offices)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code (612) 291-1000
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)
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Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
(b) On July 30, 2013, Carol A. Surface notified Best Buy Co., Inc. (the “Company” or “registrant”) that she would resign as the registrant's Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer to pursue another opportunity. Effective August 2, 2013, Ms. Shari L. Ballard has been appointed to replace Ms. Surface as Chief Human Resources Officer, in addition to her current role of Executive Vice President and President, International. Ms. Ballard is a 20-year veteran of Best Buy with deep experience across the Company and significant expertise linking strategy, organizational design and development, and human capital. Her appointment reflects the importance of these elements in the Company's Renew Blue strategy. Ms. Surface will remain employed with the Company for a brief period to be determined in order assist in an orderly transition.
Best Buy Co., Inc.'s Annual Report to Shareholders and its reports on Forms 10-K, 10-Q and 8-K and other publicly available information should be consulted for other important information about the registrant.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
BEST BUY CO., INC.
Date: August 2, 2013
/s/ KEITH J. NELSEN
Keith J. Nelsen