Circuit City Stores, Inc. announced that Reginald D. Hedgebeth is joining the company as senior vice president and general counsel effective July 11, 2005.
Mr. Hedgebeth, joins Circuit City from The Home Depot where he served most recently as vice president of Legal. At The Home Depot, he managed a team of attorneys that supported retail stores, distribution facilities, non-retail affiliates, call centers, and various corporate departments including procurement, finance and treasury, construction, maintenance and energy management, store operations, merchandising, and global supply chain.
Mr. Hedgebeth also supported The Home Depot's international divisions in Canada, Mexico, and China. Prior to working at The Home Depot, he was an associate at King and Spalding, LLP and was a financial analyst for GE Capital Corporation based in Atlanta. He is a graduate of Harvard Law School.
"Reggie is a talented lawyer with a strong background in the challenges that face an international retailer," said W. Alan McCollough, chairman and CEO for Circuit City Stores, Inc. "He is a proven team-builder and champion of strong partnerships between the legal department and other departments. We're excited to bring someone with Reggie's energy and enthusiasm onto our team."
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