GRAPEVINE, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 26, 2012--
GameStop Corp. (NYSE: GME), the world’s largest multichannel video game
retailer, today announced the appointment of Thomas N. Kelly to its
board of directors. Mr. Kelly brings with him extensive board experience
as well as more than 25 years of leadership in the communications and
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.
“We are excited for Tom to join our board, as his excellent leadership
experience will be a valuable asset to our team,” said Dan DeMatteo,
executive chairman of GameStop. “Additionally, his time in the wireless
and communications industries lends him a unique perspective to advise
on our mobile and digital initiatives.”
GameStop Corp. (NYSE: GME), a Fortune 500 and S&P 500 company
headquartered in Grapevine, Texas, is the world's largest multichannel
video game retailer. GameStop’s retail network and family of brands
include 6,614 company-operated stores in 15 countries worldwide and
online at www.GameStop.com.
Our network also includes: www.Kongregate.com,
a leading browser-based game site; Game Informer(R) magazine, the
leading multi-platform video game publication; Spawn Labs, a streaming
technology company; and Impulse, Inc., a digital distribution platform
available at http://www.GameStop.com/PC.
General information on GameStop Corp. can be obtained at the company's
corporate website. Follow GameStop on Twitter @ www.twitter.com/GameStop
and find GameStop on Facebook @ www.facebook.com/GameStop.
Source: GameStop Corp.
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