6/3/2009 12:51:00 PM
Former Boots chief takes Best Buy International COO role
Former Boots chief Scott Wheway has been appointed as COO of Best Buy International.
He will work alongside Carphone Warehouse finance chief and head of Best Buy Europe Roger Taylor.
Wheway, who was previously managing director at Boots the Chemists, also spent 20 years at Tesco, where he held several senior roles. He left the pharmacy after it was sold to private equity company KKR.
He will report to Best Buy International CEO Bob Willett and will be responsible for Canada, China, Mexico and Turkey, as well as its joint venture with Carphone in Europe.