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Corporate Governance

Corporate Governance Overview

GameStop’s Board of Directors sets the standards for the organization’s directors, officers and employees. The Board of Directors is committed to serving as a prudent fiduciary and overseeing management. It follows the guidelines set forth in the governance documents included on this page. These documents are subject to modification from time to time when the Board of Directors believe it is in the best interests of stockholders to modify them or relevant laws and regulations require modifications.

The Board of Directors

Ryan Cohen,
Chairman

Ryan Cohen is the manager of RC Ventures and a sizable stockholder of GameStop Corp. Mr. Cohen previously founded and served as the Chief Executive Officer of Chewy Inc. (NYSE: CHWY), where he oversaw the company's growth and ascension to market leadership in the pet industry. Mr. Cohen led the company through its successful sale to PetSmart Inc. prior to stepping down in 2018. Mr. Cohen has extensive experience in retail, technology and e-commerce. 

Matt Furlong,
Chief Executive Officer and Director

Matt Furlong is the chief executive officer of GameStop. He was appointed to this role in June 2021.

Matt is a member of GameStop’s Board of Directors, a seat he has held since June 2021.

Matt is a veteran e-commerce leader with significant experience implementing growth strategies across global geographies and product categories. Most recently, he was a Country Leader and oversaw Amazon’s Australia business during a period of substantial growth. He was previously a Technical Advisor to the head of Amazon’s North America Consumer business. Throughout his nearly nine years at Amazon, he also ran a variety of product categories and oversaw strong market share expansion. Matt began his career at Procter & Gamble, where he was an executive focused on brand, marketing, and sales strategies.

He received his Bachelor of Finance degree from Miami University.
 

Alan Attal,
Director

Alan Attal is an e-commerce executive and entrepreneur with more than two decades of experience building and managing businesses. From 2017 through 2018, Mr. Attal served as the Chief Marketing Officer of Chewy Inc. and oversaw an annual acquisition budget of more than $300 million, which was allocated to broadcast, direct mail and digital advertising and engagement initiatives. From 2011 through early 2017, he served as the company's Chief Operating Officer and oversaw its expansion from three people to more than 10,000 employees and $3 billion in revenues.
 

Larry Cheng,
Director

Larry Cheng is Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Volition Capital, a leading growth equity investment firm based in Boston, Massachusetts and the first investor in Chewy Inc. He has more than two decades of venture capital and growth equity investing experience based on time at Volition Capital, Fidelity Ventures, Battery Ventures, and Bessemer Venture Partners. He presently leads the Internet and Consumer team at Volition Capital, focusing on disruptive companies in e-commerce, internet services, consumer brands, and digital media and gaming. He received his bachelor’s degree from Harvard College where he concentrated in Psychology.

Jim Grube,
Director

Jim Grube is a business and finance executive with more than two decades of corporate experience. He was most recently the Chief Financial Officer of Vacasa, North America's leading vacation rental management company. He previously served as the Chief Financial Officer of Chewy, Inc. from 2015 through 2018. He was formerly the Senior Vice President of Finance at Hilton (NYSE: HLT) from 2009 through 2015 and a Director of Finance at Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) from 2007 through 2009.

Yang Xu,
Director

Yang Xu is Senior Vice President of Global Finance and Treasury at The Kraft Heinz Company. She has more than 20 years of broad experience across the capital markets, finance, strategic planning, transactions and business operations in the U.S., Asia and Europe. Prior to The Kraft Heinz Company, she held roles with Whirlpool Corporation and General Electric Healthcare. She has a bachelor’s degree in Finance from Wuhan University, a master’s degree in management from the HEC School of Management and a master’s in Business Administration from the London Business School.

Management

Matt Furlong,
Chief Executive Officer and Director

Matt Furlong is the chief executive officer of GameStop. He was appointed to this role in June 2021.

Matt is a member of GameStop’s Board of Directors, a seat he has held since June 2021.

Matt is a veteran e-commerce leader with significant experience implementing growth strategies across global geographies and product categories. Most recently, he was a Country Leader and oversaw Amazon’s Australia business during a period of substantial growth. He was previously a Technical Advisor to the head of Amazon’s North America Consumer business. Throughout his nearly nine years at Amazon, he also ran a variety of product categories and oversaw strong market share expansion. Matt began his career at Procter & Gamble, where he was an executive focused on brand, marketing, and sales strategies.

He received his Bachelor of Finance degree from Miami University.
 

Mike Recupero,
Chief Financial Officer

Mike Recupero is Chief Financial Officer Mr. Recupero is a seasoned technology industry finance executive, who spent more than 17 years at Amazon supporting growth across global geographies and product categories. He most recently served as Chief Financial Officer of the North American Consumer business after serving as Chief Financial Officer of Prime Video. He previously served as the Chief Financial Officer of the European Consumer business. He began his career at Amazon, holding Analyst, Manager and Director roles of increasing responsibility.