Best Buy's Digital Chief Leaves for Symantec
The revolving door at Best Buy Co. Inc.'s executive suite continued Wednesday as digital guru Stephen Gillett resigned to take a top position at antivirus software firm Symantec.
The news was a stunning twist for Best Buy, which portrayed the former Starbucks executive as a kind of technology savior when he was hired in March.
One of Gillett's major responsibilities was to redesign Best Buy's website, which is considered critical to Best Buy's efforts to improve sluggish sales. Although BestBuy.com attracted 1 billion visits in fiscal 2012, the company converted only 1.3 percent