Best Buy has appointed Cindy Kent, a health care executive, to its board of directors, effective immediately.
Kent most recently served as president and general manager of the infection prevention division at 3M Co. She has more than 25 years of experience across a variety of roles and segments of the health care industry. Prior to joining 3M in 2013, she worked at medical device maker Medtronic Inc. and pharmaceutical company Eli Lilly & Co.
“We are delighted to welcome Cindy to the board,” said Hubert Joly, Best Buy chairman and CEO. “As part of our Best Buy 2020: Building the New Blue strategy, we are committed to enriching people’s lives through technology by addressing key human needs, including health and wellness. Cindy’s expertise in this area will be invaluable as we build on our existing efforts to grow a strong health and wellness business.”