Best Buy Europe has appointed Scott Wheway as Chief Executive Officer. The company was created in May 2008 as a 50/50 joint venture between Best Buy Co. Inc. and The Carphone Warehouse plc. Roger Taylor, Carphone Warehouse’s finance director, had previously held the CEO role.
Mr Wheway will now be responsible for all Best Buy Europe operations, including The Carphone Warehouse’s 2,450 stores across Europe.
Wireless controller company Zeemote has announced a partnership with Sony Ericsson that’ll see the Sony Ericsson W705 sold with a Zeemote JS1 Bluetooth Mobile Gaming Controller on the T-Mobile UK network.
The phone will be pre-loaded with the Fast & Furious ‘Zeemote Ready’ game, which lets gamers use the Bluetooth-enabled JS1 hand control to interact with the on-screen action.