Best Buy Names CIO of International Unit

Minneapolis Best Buy Co. said that Neville Roberts will join the company in a new position as CIO of Best Buy International, the strategic business unit focused on the enterprise’s growth outside of the United States.

Prior to joining Best Buy, Roberts spent more than 18 years at Accenture, most recently as a senior partner in their Global Retail Practice.

Roberts will lead Best Buy’s international information-systems team to create “Best Buy-in-a-box,” a suite of off-the-shelf IT packages. In addition, one of his primary initial focuses will be to create an e-commerce platform as part of the multichannel strategy to support the company’s international growth.