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Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS), the world’s largest
retail bookseller, today announced the appointment of Joe Gorman as
Executive Vice President, Operations. Mr. Gorman joins the Company from
General Nutrition Centers (GNC) where he also served as Executive Vice
President, Operations. He will report to Leonard Riggio, Executive
Chairman of Barnes & Noble.
“Joe is a seasoned executive and given his wealth of retail experience
we believe he is the perfect fit for our business,” said Mr. Riggio.
Mr. Gorman is a leading retail executive with more than 25 years of
strategic, operational and entrepreneurial experience. In addition to
his position at GNC, Mr. Gorman also held leadership positions at
GameStop and Home Depot. At GameStop, Mr. Gorman created and grew a
business unit dedicated to new strategic growth, leveraging the
company’s core strengths in tangential businesses. At Home Depot, Mr.
Gorman led the operational direction and execution plan for West Coast
Division stores and employees.
At Barnes & Noble, Mr. Gorman will be responsible for uniting the
Stores, Café and Real Estate teams, as well as providing sales,
logistical and operational leadership to these teams to drive
performance, growth and profitability.
Mr. Gorman’s expertise in retailing and operations has earned him many
awards and notable accomplishments, including being named a High
Potential Leader and Six Sigma Champion at GameStop and a Six Sigma
Champion at Home Depot. Additionally, he is a guest lecturer for the
University of Hawai’i’s Executive MBA program, a position he has held
for nearly 15 years. He starts his new position effective today, March
About Barnes & Noble, Inc.
Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS) is the world’s largest retail
bookseller, and a leading retailer of content, digital media and
educational products. The Company operates 627 Barnes & Noble bookstores
in 50 states, and one of the Web’s premier e-commerce sites, BN.com (www.bn.com).
The Nook Digital business offers a lineup of popular NOOK®
tablets and eReaders and an expansive collection of digital reading and
entertainment content through the NOOK Store®. The NOOK Store
features more than 4.5 million digital books in the US (www.nook.com),
plus periodicals and comics, and offers the ability to enjoy content
across a wide array of popular devices through Free NOOK Reading Apps™
available for Android™, iOS® and Windows®.
General information on Barnes & Noble, Inc. can be obtained by visiting
the Company's corporate website at www.barnesandnobleinc.com.
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and Barnes & Noble.com® are trademarks of Barnes & Noble,
Inc. or its affiliates. NOOK® and the NOOK logos are
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