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  • Title
    President of U.S. Retail and Chief Human Resources Officer
  • Affiliation
    Best Buy
  • Age
    49

The electronics retailer is showing signs of health after a three-year turnaround plan incorporating over $1 billion in cost cuts. One of the only members of the old regime to stay on, Ballard moved up last year to head U.S. retail—81% of Best Buy’s $40.3 billion in revenue. The segment’s sales have recently grown again after years of declines.

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Company Financials

2014 Revenues
40,339
2014 Profits
1,233
Market Value (as of 9/1/15)
12,502