GameStop Appoints Chief Growth Officer
GameStop Corp. (NYSE: GME) (“GameStop” or the “Company”) today
announced that it has appointed Elliott Wilke to the role of Chief
Growth Officer. Mr. Wilke’s start date is April 5, 2021.
Mr. Wilke brings nearly two decades of branding,
consumer goods and e-commerce experience to GameStop. He joins from
Amazon, where he spent the past seven years holding a variety of
senior roles across segments such as Amazon Fresh, Prime Pantry and
Worldwide Private Brands. He began his career at Proctor &
Gamble and spent more than a decade in brand manager and marketing
roles of increasing responsibility. At GameStop, Mr. Wilke will
oversee growth strategies and marketing, with a focus on increasing
customer loyalty and growing the reach of Power Up Rewards and Game
Informer. He will also work with other leaders on initiatives that
include expanding the Company’s use of customer insights and
metrics to optimize channel marketing.
Additionally, the Company made two other
- Andrea Wolfe, Vice
President of Brand Development – Ms. Wolfe, who previously
served as Chewy’s Vice President of Marketing, started March 29,
2021. She has held executive and director-level marketing roles at
companies such as Outdoorsy, Spreetrail and Whole Foods. In her new
role, Ms. Wolfe will help drive branding, content, social media
strategy and other digital initiatives.
- Tom Petersen, Vice
President of Merchandising – Mr. Petersen, who previously
served as Chewy’s Vice President of Merchandising, started March
29, 2021. He has also held senior marketing and merchandising roles
at specialty retailers such as Artenza and Corro. In his new role,
Mr. Petersen will help drive vendor relations, product management
and related merchandising initiatives.
GameStop, a Fortune 500 company headquartered in
Grapevine, Texas, is a leading specialty retailer offering games
and entertainment products through its e-commerce properties and
thousands of stores. Visit www.GameStop.com to explore our products
and offerings. Follow @GameStop and @GameStopCorp on Twitter and
find us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/GameStop.
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