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Best Buy appoints Weather Company exec to board


New York -- David Kenny, chairman and CEO of Weather Company, parent company of The Weather Channel, has joined the Best Buy board of directors.

Kenny, who joined The Weather Company in January 2012, previously served as president of Akamai, a cloud platform.

“We are delighted to have David join our Board,” said Hatim Tyabji, chairman of the Best Buy board. “One of the foundations of our Renew Blue transformation is the creation of a world-class multichannel experience for our customers. Given David’s deep experience in the digital field, I am certain that his voice on the board will be valuable on these and many other topics. He combines deep strategic experience with the passion of an entrepreneur, and I know I speak for the entire board when I say I look forward to him joining us.”

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