L to R, Brad Anderson, the CEO of Best Buy, with founder Richard Schulze in 2002.

Richard Sennott, Star Tribune

A look at Best Buy CEOs

  • April 13, 2012 - 11:50 AM


Best Buy Co. Inc. was founded in 1966 and has had three permanent CEOs.

Richard Schulze (age 71)

1966-2002: Founder, chairman, CEO

June 2002-present: Chairman

Bradbury Anderson (age 62)

Joined Best Buy in 1973

1991-June 2002: President and COO

June 2002-June 2009: CEO

Brian Dunn (age 52)

Joined Best Buy in 1985

1985-2006: Various positions

2006-June 2009: President and COO

June 2009-April 2012: CEO and board member

G. "Mike" Mikan (age 41)

April 2012: Named interim CEO

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