PITTSBURGH, Pa., June 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Dick's Sporting Goods,
Inc. (NYSE: DKS) announced today 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. (NYSE: BBY), a $35 billion, multi-channel retailer of consumer
electronics, home office products, entertainment software, appliances and
related services. 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. (NYSE: LOW), a home improvement retailer with over 1,400 locations,
generating more than $45 billion in sales in 2006. 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 /
"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 &
About Dick's Sporting Goods, Inc.
Dick's Sporting Goods, Inc. is an authentic full-line sporting goods
retailer offering a broad assortment of brand name sporting goods equipment,
apparel, and footwear in a specialty store environment. As of May 5, 2007,
the Company operated 309 stores in 34 states primarily throughout the eastern
half of the U.S. The Company also owns Golf Galaxy, a multi-channel golf
specialty retailer, with 75 stores in 28 states, ecommerce websites and
Dick's Sporting Goods, Inc. news releases are available at
http://www.dickssportinggoods.com/ (click on the Investor Relations link at
the top of the home page).
Timothy E. Kullman, SVP - Chief Financial Officer or
Dennis Magulick, Director, Investor Relations