|Lisa M. Caputo|
EVP of Marketing & Communications, The Travelers Companies, Inc.
Former CEO of Citigroup Women & Co.
Director Since January 2009
Background: Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing and Communications Officer of The Travelers Companies, Inc., a property casualty insurer (2011-present); Managing Director and Senior Banker of the Public Sector Group of the Institutional Clients Group of Citigroup, Inc. (a financial services company (2010-2011); Global Chief Marketing Officer and Executive Vice President of Citigroup, Inc. (2007-2010).
What she brings to the Board: Ms. Caputo’s position as Executive Vice President of Marketing and Communications of The Travelers Companies makes her invaluable to Best Buy’s efforts to broaden its brand, rejuvenate the customer experience and transform its marketing efforts. She also spent 11 years at Citigroup, advising three chief executive officers on topics from marketing and communications to government affairs and community relations. Ms. Caputo has an exceptional track record of enhancing corporate social responsibility and employee engagement, key components of Best Buy’s Renew Blue initiative. She has also been a senior executive at the Walt Disney Company and at the CBS Corporation, and spent more than a decade in the public sector, serving as Deputy Assistant to President Bill Clinton and Press Secretary to First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton. Ms. Caputo’s diverse public/private background lends an important voice to the Board deliberations, particularly those that involve the Company’s Renew Blue marketing initiatives.
Education: Ms. Caputo holds degrees from Brown University.