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Chief Executive Officer, Best Buy International Joins Board of Lighthaus Logic
Robert A. Willett is the chief executive officer of Best Buy International, the strategic business unit of Best Buy Co., Inc., focused on creating opportunities for growth and innovation outside of the United States. He was appointed to this role in 2006.
Under Willett's leadership, Best Buy International will implement a global integration and growth strategy to maximize the retailer's opportunities beyond North America, while continuing to reengineer the supply chain and information technology functions that support the company's customer centric transformation.
Prior to his current role, Willett served as the executive vice president of operations and chief information officer for Best Buy, and today continues to lead the company's efforts to improve efficiencies and simplify its customer-centric operating model. Executives responsible for enterprise-wide efficiency initiatives, information systems, or supply chain management report to Willett.
Willett's experience spans a variety of positions in the retail industry over the past several decades. Willett previously was global managing partner for Accenture Consulting in London, where he worked with best-in-class retailers throughout the world on strategy review, business transformation, procurement and supply chain management, brand positioning, technology transformation and customer segmentation.
Prior to joining Best Buy, Willett served as a special advisor to the Best Buy board of directors on issues relating to operational efficiency and excellence. During his tenure with Accenture, he also served as a partner on the "Process to Profits" initiative that Best Buy undertook in the late 1990's.
Willett launched his career as a store manager at Marks & Spencer, a leading British department store chain, and has held executive positions at F. Woolworth as well as several other retailers in the United Kingdom.
About LightHaus Logic Inc.
LightHaus Logic develops and deploys a new class of high-performance video analytics for security and business intelligence applications in retail, hospitality, banking, and critical infrastructure. Through a unique combination of optimized multiprocessor hardware, advanced video algorithms and innovative network architecture, LightHaus provides breakthrough intelligent video surveillance systems that finally deliver on the promise of video analytics.