hhgregg Solidifies Key Senior Executive Positions

Secures Merchandising and Marketing Leadership at Retailer

(or the Company) (NYSE:HGG), a leading appliances, electronics and
furniture retailer, has secured and promoted top-level talent into
critical positions within the company that is making aggressive efforts
at growth while keeping a keen eye on profitability with Fine Lines
specialty store additions, inventory controls and distribution

“We have assembled a strong senior executive team that will build and
maintain momentum to achieve our company’s growth and profitability
goals. We are excited to have attracted talented leaders who will focus
on revenue, margin and operational proficiencies. Of particular note are
the new Merchandising and Marketing executives in roles of vital
importance to our success. We look forward to the accomplishments this
team will achieve,” said Bob Riesbeck, President & CEO of hhgregg.

Chris Sutton, Senior Vice President of Marketing

Formerly the Vice President of Marketing, Chris will have oversight on
all marketing initiatives as well as hhgregg’s growing e-commerce
channel. Chris will continue to lead the company’s digital and
traditional marketing, creative, media planning, social and mobile
initiatives, PR and CRM. All of these efforts ultimately drive customer
acquisition, retention, and retain loyalty. In addition, Chris will
continue to provide strategic direction to hhgregg’s Customer Insights
Group that focuses on effectively leveraging customer data, feedback,
research, competitive and industry observations. During his nine-year
tenure with hhgregg, the company has grown from 67 stores to 220 and
annual revenues of approximately $2 billion. Chris previously worked in
advertising as well as brand marketing for The Walt Disney Company. He
resides in Indianapolis, IN, and has an MBA from Indiana University
Kelley School of Business.

New hires include:

Andrew Terry, Senior Vice President of Merchandising for Appliances

Hired in July 2015, Andrew joined hhgregg from LG Electronics USA where
he garnered a wealth of appliance and sales expertise. His roles with LG
included Director of Sales positions as well as National Account Manager
for large retail clients. Andrew graduated from the University of
Vermont Magna Cum Laude with dual degrees: Bachelor of Science in
Business Administration with a concentration in International Management
and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics with a minor in Geography. Andrew
has been critical in the sustainable growth of our appliance business
over the past several months.

Mabelle Lim, Vice President of Merchandising for Home Décor

Lim joined hhgregg in July, 2016, and brings extensive experience in the
furniture and home furnishings categories. Before joining hhgregg,
Mabelle held the title of Divisional Merchandise Manager at Pier 1
Imports in Fort Worth, Texas. At Pier 1, Mabelle had direct involvement
in growing the furniture categories while utilizing her leadership
skills to be a strategic business partner with omni-channel strategies,
e-commerce, marketing, and global vendor management. Prior to Pier 1,
Mabelle successfully held multiple roles for Arhaus Furniture and
Storehouse Inc. Mabelle graduated Summa cum Laude from University of
Kentucky with a Bachelor of Music in Piano Performance, and holds her
MBA with a concentration in International Business from Oakland

Matt Phillips, Senior Vice President of Merchandising for Electronics

hhgregg’s most recent hire, before coming to hhgregg on July 25, 2016,
Matt was focused on delivering a 66% revenue growth for Consumer
Electronics at Groupon in the United States. As the Divisional
Merchandising Manager, Matt utilized his effective leadership to pilot
new systems and initiatives as well as develop a culture of positive job
satisfaction. Prior to Groupon, Matt spent 8 years at Best Buy where he
successfully held multiple roles in the Merchandising Department. Matt
graduated from the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University in
Bloomington, IN where he double majored in Marketing and Operations

ABOUT hhgregg

Founded in 1955, Indianapolis-based hhgregg is a multi-regional retailer
with 226 brick-and-mortar stores in 20 states. hhgregg’s product
assortment includes market-leading brands in home appliances, consumer
electronics and technology for the home. The retailer’s online presence (hhgregg.com)
give consumers nationwide access to global and local lifestyle home


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