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Hhgregg seeks new chief operating officer


Hhgregg EVP and chief operating officer Gregg W. Throgmartin has resigned his position and spot on the company’s board of directors, effective March 31. Throgmartin is leaving to pursue outside interests and manage family businesses, the company said.

"I would like to thank Gregg for his leadership and many contributions to Hhgregg during the past 13 years. Gregg has been an instrumental member of our leadership team and helped support the growth of the company's store base as we work toward becoming a national retailer," said president and CEO Dennis May.

“I want to thank Hhgregg for everything it has meant to both my life and career. I believe that the company is in great hands and that the strategic initiatives the company is embarking on will continue to make the company prosperous. I wish the company the best in its future endeavors,” added Throgmartin.

The board announced that it will commence a search for a new chief operating officer. In the interim, other operations officers of the company will step in to fill the role.

Throgmartin joined the company in 2001. He was named EVP and chief operating officer in September 2009. He also served as SVP of store operations, VP of sales, director of strategic merchandising, regional manager, and store general manager. He was also elected as a director in May 2012.

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