George E. Sherman is the chief executive officer of GameStop. He was appointed to this role in April 2019.
George brings to GameStop more than 25 years of senior management experience serving in a variety of retail leadership roles for several major retail brands like Advance Auto Parts, Best Buy, Target and Home Depot.
Prior to joining GameStop, George served as CEO of Victra, the largest exclusive authorized retailer for Verizon Wireless products and services. Before this, he served as president and interim CEO for Advance Auto Parts where he was responsible for more than 4,000 stores, merchandising, marketing, IT, supply chain and commercial sales.
George also served as president of Best Buy Services, where he led consumer services, small- and medium-business capabilities, channel partnerships and Best Buy for business. Prior to Best Buy, he ran the operations and home services divisions of Home Depot and spent 14 years with the Target Corporation in various leadership roles.
He received his master’s degree from Central Michigan University and served as an officer in the United States Air Force for nearly seven years. George is an active community volunteer with veteran’s causes and currently serves on the board of directors of Building Homes for Heroes, which builds mortgage free homes catered to the unique needs of disabled veterans.
GameStop Corporation, simply referred to as GameStop, is an American video game, consumer electronics, and wireless services retailer. The company is headquartered in Grapevine, Texas, United States, and operates 6,457 retail stores throughout the United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and Europe. The company's retail stores primarily operate under the GameStop, EB Games, and Micromania brands.
In addition to retail stores, GameStop also owns Kongregate, a site for browser-based video games; and Game Informer, a video game magazine; Simply Mac, an Apple products reseller; and Spring Mobile, an ATT wireless reseller. It also operates Cricket Wireless branded retail stores as an authorized agent. Cricket is an ATT brand pre-paid wireless retailer. J. Paul Raines is GameStop's chief executive officer.