hhgregg Makes More Leadership Changes

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Indianapolis-based hhgregg Inc. (NYSE: HGG) has made more changes to its executive leadership team. The company has promoted Kevin Kovacs to chief financial officer and Sam Johnson to chief retail officer. 

Kovacs succeeds Robert Riesbeck as CFO, following Riesbeck's recent appointment as president and chief executive officer. Kovacs has previously served as vice president and controller for the company.

Johnson previously served as senior vice president of stores. In his new role with hhgregg, Johnson will be responsible for store operations and customer relations, as well as real estate and visual merchandising, among others.

"As a result of the significant contributions Sam and Kevin have delivered in their time with hhgregg, we are excited to promote them to roles of greater responsibility," said Riesbeck. "Both will continue to perform as significant members of the senior leadership team. We look forward to their continued contribution to drive positive impacts as we achieve our growth and profitability goals."

Before joining hhgregg, Kovacs served as director of tax and treasury for Indianapolis-based Steak n Shake, while Johnson served as vice president of small stores for Illinois-based Sears Holdings Corp. (Nasdaq: SHLD).

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