VIZIO, the consumer electronics company founded and headquartered in Orange County, California has announced today that R. Michael (Mike) Mohan, former President and COO of Best Buy has been appointed to the company’s board of directors.
At Best Buy, Mohan was responsible for all aspects of global operations, including sales, merchandising, marketing, supply chain management, services, and new business initiatives across more than 1,400 stores and online channels worldwide. Mohan joined Best Buy in 2004 and served in a variety of leadership roles, including COO of its U.S. business, and Chief Merchandising and Marketing Officer. Through these roles, Mohan demonstrated his extensive retail industry expertise, management experience and digital marketing acumen. He also serves on the Board of Directors of Bloomin’ Brands, Inc., Petco, Jackson Family Wine and is a former national trustee for the Boys & Girls Club of America.
“Mohan is a seasoned retail leader who will bring great insights and experience to VIZIO. As an accomplished business leader and experienced board member, we are excited to welcome Mike to VIZIO’s board of directors,” said VIZIO’s Chairman of the Board, Founder and CEO William Wang. “His deep understanding of the consumer electronics industry will be invaluable as we continue executing on our strategy to provide innovative entertainment technologies at the center of the connected home.”
“VIZIO is in the midst of tremendous growth with an entrepreneurial culture focused on innovation,” said Mohan. “It’s an honour to join VIZIO’s board of directors and the team of talented business leaders dedicated to revolutionizing the future of entertainment for millions of consumers.”