Dick's Sporting Goods, Inc. announced that Brian J. Dunn and Larry D. Stone have been elected to the company's Board of Directors.
Mr. Dunn currently serves as President and Chief Operating Officer of Best Buy Co., Inc. Best Buy has over 1,170 retail stores across the United States, Canada and China. Mr. Dunn is responsible for more than 930 U.S. retail stores, the on-line channel, marketing, merchant teams, customer business group, service business and small business offerings. Mr. Dunn is a 22-year Best Buy veteran, joining the company in 1985 when they had 12 stores.
Mr. Stone is President and Chief Operating Officer at Lowe's Companies, Inc. Mr. Stone is responsible for store operations, merchandising, marketing, logistics, distribution, store support, and Lowe's Canadian operations. Mr. Stone, a 37-year Lowe's veteran, was most recently Senior Executive Vice President of Merchandising / Marketing.
“I'm very excited to add Messrs. Dunn and Stone to our Board. The experience and vision they bring to us after helping to develop Best Buy and Lowe's, respectively, into best-in-class specialty retailers complements an already strong Dick's Sporting Goods board” said Edward W. Stack, Chairman & CEO.