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John R. Thompson

John R. Thompson

Director since 2013
Board committees:
  • Compensation Committee (chair)
  • Executive
  • Governance and Nominating,
  • Human Capital Management
Subject expertise:

CEO/senior officer; finance and accounting; governance/board; governmental and stakeholder relations; human resources and compensation; information technology; marketing; strategic planning

Career highlights:

Mr. Thompson served as a government relations consultant for Best Buy Co., Inc., a multinational consumer electronics corporation, from October 2012 to April 2016, and as Senior Vice President and General Manager of LLC, a subsidiary of Best Buy Co., Inc., from 2002 through 2012. Mr. Thompson was formerly a director of Belk, Inc. and Wendy’s International, Inc.