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  • Board of Directors

    Daniel A. DeMatteo
    Executive Chairman and Director
    Daniel A. DeMatteo is Executive Chairman and director. He was the Chief Executive Officer from August 2008 until June 2010. He served as Vice Chairman and Chief Operating Officer from March 2005 to August 2008. Prior to March 2005, Mr. DeMatteo served as President and Chief Operating Officer of the Company or our predecessor companies since November 1996. He has served on our Board since 2002 and has been an executive officer in the video game industry since 1988.
    R. Richard Fontaine
    Director
    R. Richard Fontaine is a director. He served as our Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer from GameStop’s predecessor company’s initial public offering in February 2002 until August 2008. Mr. Fontaine is also a member of the Executive Committee. Mr. Fontaine served as the Chief Executive Officer of our predecessor companies from November 1996 to February 2002. He has been an executive officer or director in the video game industry since 1988. Effective April 5, 2010, Mr. Fontaine’s employment agreement was amended to extend his role as Executive Chairman of the Company until March 26, 2011.
    Stephanie Shern
    Director
    Stephanie M. Shern is a director and Chair of the Audit Committee and has served in these capacities since 2002. From 1995 until April 2001, Mrs. Shern was a Vice Chair for Ernst & Young LLP and a member of Ernst & Young's Board and Management Committee. During that time, she was also the Global Director of Retail and Consumer Products for Ernst & Young. Mrs. Shern is currently a director and Chair of the Audit Committee of The Scotts/Miracle Gro Company and a director and member of the Audit and Remuneration Committees of Royal Ahold. During the past five years, Mrs. Shern has also served as a director of Century Link, Embarq Corp, Sprint Nextel Corp. and Nextel Communications, Inc. Additionally, she is a member of the advisory board of Pennsylvania State University's accounting major program, and a founding member of the Lead Director Network, a peer group of lead directors sponsored by King & Spalding and convened by Tapestry Networks.
    Gerald Szczepanski
    Director
    Gerald R. Szczepanski is a director and has served as a director for the Company or our predecessor companies since 2002. Mr. Szczepanski is Chair of the Compensation Committee and a member of the Audit Committee. Mr. Szczepanski is currently retired. Mr. Szczepanski was the co-founder, and, from 1994 to 2005, the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Gadzooks, Inc., a publicly traded specialty retailer of casual clothing and accessories for teenagers. On February 3, 2004, Gadzooks, Inc. filed a voluntary petition under Chapter 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Texas, Dallas Division (Case No. 04-31486-11). Mr. Szczepanski is also a director of Rush Enterprises, Inc.
    Jerome L. Davis
    Director
    Jerome L. Davis has served as a director since October 2005 and is Chair of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee. Mr. Davis was former Corporate Vice President of Food and Retail for Waste Management, Inc. where he was responsible for the strategy and performance of the food and retail segment, which includes the restaurant, grocery and retail industries. Mr. Davis was President of Jerome L. Davis & Associates, LLC, a consulting firm focusing on executive coaching and leadership development from 2006 until December 2009. Mr. Davis was Global Vice President, Service Excellence for Electronic Data Systems, a business and technology services company, from July 2003 until October 2005. From May 2001 to July 2003, he served in various capacities at Electronic Data Systems, including Chief Client Executive Officer and President, Americas for Business Process Management. Prior to joining Electronic Data Systems, Mr. Davis served as President and Executive Officer of the Commercial Solutions Division of Maytag Corporation, a home and commercial appliance company, from October 1999 until May 2001. Mr. Davis served as Senior Vice President of Sales and Corporate Officer for Maytag Appliances Division from March 1998 to September 1999. From March 1992 to February 1998, Mr. Davis was Vice President of National Accounts and Area Vice President for Frito Lay. Mr. Davis also held senior executive positions in Sales and Marketing with Procter & Gamble from 1977 to 1992. Mr. Davis is currently a director and member of the Compensation and the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee of Apogee Enterprises, Inc., where he has been a director since 2004.
    Steven  R. Koonin
    Director
    Steven R. Koonin is a director and has served as a director since June 2007. Mr. Koonin is a member of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee. Mr. Koonin is President of Turner Entertainment Networks (“Turner”), which includes TNT, TBS, truTV and Turner Classic Movies. Mr. Koonin joined Turner Broadcasting System in 2000 as Executive Vice President and General Manager of TNT. He added oversight of TBS in 2003 and was promoted to his current position in 2006. Mr. Koonin was responsible for the rebranding of TNT and TBS and for the development of some of the most successful programming in cable television history. He also led the rebrand of Court TVas truTV. Prior to joining Turner, Mr. Koonin spent 14 years with The Coca-Cola Company, including as Vice President of Consumer Marketing. Mr. Koonin is also a director of the Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce, the Georgia Aquarium and the Fox Theatre.
    Larry S. Zilavy
    Director
    Lawrence S. Zilavy is a director and a member of the Audit Committee and the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee. Mr. Zilavy has served as a director since October 2005. Since October 2009, Mr. Zilavy has been the manager of LR Enterprises Management LLC, the family office of Leonard Riggio. Mr. Zilavy was a Senior Vice President of Barnes & Noble College Booksellers, Inc. from May 2006 to September 2009. Mr. Zilavy was Executive Vice President, Corporate Finance and Strategic Planning for Barnes & Noble, Inc. from May 2003 until November 2004 and was Chief Financial Officer of Barnes & Noble, Inc. from June 2002 through April 2003. Mr. Zilavy is also a director of Barnes & Noble, Inc., The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. and the non-profit Community Resource Exchange.
    Shane S. Kim
    Director
    Shane S. Kim has served as a director since July 2011 and is a member of the Compensation Committee. Mr. Kim previously served as Corporate Vice President at Microsoft Corporation, working in a variety of positions for nearly 20 years. Notably, he was responsible for leading Microsoft Game Studios, publisher of many of the interactive entertainment industry’s biggest Xbox 360 and Windows games franchises, from 2004 to 2008. Since retiring from Microsoft in January 2010, Mr. Kim has been advising multiple companies in interactive entertainment and digital media.
    Kathy Vrabeck
    Director
    Kathy P. Vrabeck is a Director and a member of the Audit Committee. She has served as a Director since June 2012. She is currently a Partner at Heidrick & Struggles International, Inc. (“Heidrick & Struggles”) in their Media, Entertainment and Digital practice. Prior to joining Heidrick & Struggles in July 2011, Ms. Vrabeck was with Legendary Pictures from March 2009 to March 2011 where she served as President, Legendary Digital and was responsible for the creation, management and delivery of digital entertainment, with a focus on video games, across current and next-generation platforms. From May 2007 to November 2008, Ms. Vrabeck was with Electronic Arts, Inc. (“EA”) where she served as President, EA Casual Entertainment and led EA’s efforts in the fastest growing segments of the video game market: mobile, online, social networking and global media sales. Prior to joining EA, Ms. Vrabeck was with Activision, Inc. (“Activision”) from August 1999 to April 2006 where she served as President, Activision Publishing, overseeing Activision’s product development and global brand management and publishing operations. Earlier in her career, Ms. Vrabeck held various marketing, sales and finance positions with ConAgra, The Pillsbury Company, Quaker Oats and Eli Lilly and Company. Ms. Vrabeck currently serves on the DePauw University Board of Trustees.
    Thomas Kelly
    Director
    Thomas Kelly is a director and has served as a director since July 2012. Mr. Kelly is a member of the Compensation Committee. From 1996 to 2006, Kelly held several positions at Nextel Communications, including chief operating officer, chief marketing officer and chief strategy officer. He also served as the executive vice president of Transition Integration for Sprint Nextel Corp. Since 2006, Kelly has served as a director on the boards of RadioFrame Networks, BroadSoft, Inc. and Gracenote, Inc. He currently serves on the board of the Scotts Miracle-Gro Company.
    J. Paul Raines
    Chief Executive Officer and Director
    J. Paul Raines is a director and is GameStop's Chief Executive Officer, a role he has held since June 2010. He joined GameStop as Chief Operating Officer in September 2008. Prior to joining GameStop, Mr. Raines spent eight years with The Home Depot in various management positions in retail operations, including as Executive Vice President of U.S. Stores and President of the Southern Division. Prior to Home Depot, he spent four years in global sourcing for L.L. Bean and ten years with Kurt Salmon Associates in their consumer products group. Mr. Raines serves on the Board of Directors of Advance Auto Parts, Inc. and served on its Finance Committee and is Chairman of its Compensation Committee.