GameStop Names New SVP, GM for Digital Business4 Nov, 2009 By: Chris Tribbey
Former Ticketmaster SVP Shawn Freeman is now GameStop’s new SVP and GM of digital business, a new position for the video game retailer.
Freeman will be responsible for the company’s online retail business and digital ventures. He comes with nearly two decades of senior management experience with companies such as Ticketsnow.com, Ticketmaster and Handango.com.
“Adding an accomplished online business veteran and visionary such as Shawn to our team demonstrates our commitment to establishing a world-class e-commerce and digital business platform that fortifies our leadership in the multichannel video game entertainment industry,” said GameStop CEO Daniel DeMatteo. “Shawn will help bring together and integrate key components to our digital strategy to not only participate in emerging trends in casual, online and mobile gaming, but shape, lead and create new market opportunities.”