GameStop Announces Appointments of Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer
GameStop Corp. (NYSE: GME) (“GameStop” or the “Company”) today
announced that it has appointed Matt Furlong as Chief Executive
Officer and Mike Recupero as Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Furlong
and Mr. Recupero join from Amazon, where they each held senior
roles and oversaw various growth initiatives during their
respective tenures. Mr. Furlong’s start date is June 21, 2021 and
Mr. Recupero’s start date is July 12, 2021.
Mr. Furlong is a veteran e-commerce leader with
significant experience implementing growth strategies across global
geographies and product categories. Most recently, he was a Country
Leader and oversaw Amazon’s Australia business during a period of
substantial growth. He was previously a Technical Advisor to the
head of Amazon’s North America Consumer business. Throughout his
nearly nine years at Amazon, he also ran a variety of product
categories and oversaw strong market share expansion. Mr. Furlong
began his career at Procter & Gamble, where he was an executive
focused on brand, marketing and sales strategies.
Mr. Recupero is a seasoned technology industry
finance executive, who spent more than 17 years at Amazon
supporting growth across global geographies and product categories.
He most recently served as Chief Financial Officer of the North
American Consumer business after serving as Chief Financial Officer
of Prime Video. He previously served as the Chief Financial Officer
of the European Consumer business. He began his career at Amazon,
holding Analyst, Manager and Director roles of increasing
These appointments reflect the refreshed Board’s
focus on building a technology company and investing in growth.
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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