Shoppers at a Best Buy store in New York.
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An executive who led Best Buy’s efforts to expand in health-care and connected devices is stepping down from his role, the retailer confirmed to CNBC on Thursday.
Asheesh Saksena, president of Best Buy Health, will leave that post but remain a strategic advisor to CEO Corie Barry, company spokeswoman Carly Charlson said in a statement. As Best Buy looks for a successor, Saksena’s team will report to Barry in the interim, she said.
Best Buy, known for its tech products and its services such as Geek Squad,