Best Buy COO Steps Down

Richfield, Minn. The COO of Best Buy International, Kevin Layden, will resign, the company revealed in SEC documents Thursday, according to the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal.

Best Buy said that Layden’s last day with the company will be July 4. The company did not give a reason for his departure, nor did it disclose who will take over the post.

Layden has been COO of Best Buy International since January 2008. Prior to that, he was president and COO of Best Buy Canada. He joined the company in 1997 as VP of merchandising.