Best Buy Co., Inc. has named David Berg chief operating officer of Best Buy International, a new position. He reports to Robert Willett, CEO of Best Buy International, the strategic business unit of Best Buy focused on creating opportunities for controlled growth and innovation outside of the U.S.
Berg is responsible for evaluating new market opportunities, leading international merger and acquisition work and post-merger integration. He also directs efforts to improve the efficiencies of Best Buy’s Canadian and Chinese operations.
Berg joined Best Buy in 2002 as vice president and associate general counsel where he played a crucial role in the company’s sale of its Musicland division in 2003. Berg was promoted in 2004 to senior vice president, strategic alliances, where he focused on maximizing enterprise-wide strategic relationships with significant external partners.
Prior to joining Best Buy, Berg was president and COO of Danka Business Systems with responsibility for that company’s operations in Latin America, Canada and Asia Pacific. Berg has extensive international and mergers and acquisitions experience having served as the president of a start-up Internet company, and prior to that in various general counsel roles.
to Daily News