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GameStop just made its third hire from Amazon as the game retailer continues poaching new executives from the tech giant

22 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement Yet another former Amazon leader is joining GameStop's rapidly changing C-suite: Elliott Wilke will serve as the company's new chief growth officer starting in April.
Wilke, who oversaw a variety of initiatives at Amazon, joins former Amazon fulfillment director Jenna Owens and former Amazon Web Services engineering lead Matt Francis on GameStop's executive team.
The executive shakeup at the ailing video game retailer comes amid a company-wide "transformation" overseen by board member and activist investor Ryan Cohen.
After taking a 12.9% stake last year through his...
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GameStop climbs as Ryan Cohen-led revamp continues with hire of Amazon exec as chief growth officer

GameStop climbs as Ryan Cohen-led revamp continues with hire of Amazon exec as chief growth officer

22 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement Shares of GameStop rose 5% on Tuesday after the video game retailer announced the appointment of Elliott Wilke as chief growth officer, boosting the company's to pivot to e-commerce driven by board member and former Chewy CEO Ryan Cohen.
Wilke will join the company on April 5 after a seven-year stint with Amazon where he held senior roles in Amazon Fresh, Prime Pantry, and Worldwide Private Brands. At GameStop, he will oversee growth strategies and marketing, with a focus on increasing customer loyalty.
GameStop also named Andrea Wolfe, former Chewy vice president of...
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