Best Buy names new Geek Squad president



By Andria Cheng, MarketWatch

Best Buy Co. on Thursday said it has appointed Chris Askew president of its Geek Squad services unit as Chief Executive Hubert Joly continues to assemble his own team to right the ship.

Askew, who gets a new title as president of services, replaced George Sherman, who was head of services since 2009 and left earlier this year. Askew will report directly to Joly, who joined last fall. Askew was formerly an executive with retail technology services firm NCR Corp. He also had worked as a services executive at computer maker Lenovo Group.”

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