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Best Buy names Corie Barry as its new CEO, Hubert Joly to become board's executive chairman

Lauren Thomas

Hubert Joly, Best Buy's current CEO, will become the retailer's board's executive chairman. Barry will be the first woman to hold the CEO role at Best Buy. Best Buy BBY on Monday said Corie Barry, currently the company's chief financial and strategic transformation officer, will become its new chief executive officer, effective June 11, making her the first woman ever to serve in this role.