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Bruce Kulp will work as senior vice president of supply chain and refurbishment.
GameStop Corp. has named Bruce Kulp senior vice president of supply chain and refurbishment. Kulp will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of the video game and entertainment software retailer’s supply chain. He will also manage 1,500 employees at the company’s two distribution centers and refurbishment center.
“Bruce’s broad background in supply chain and manufacturing will be an enormous asset to GameStop,” says Paul Raines, CEO of GameStop, No. 115 in the Internet Retailer Top 500 Guide.
Kulp has more than 25 years of logistics and supply chain experience in North America, Europe and Asia. Most recently he was president of home theater manufacturer Gigalife LLC. He also was vice president of worldwide supply chain operations and vice president of logistics at Tech Data Corp. And he served as senior vice president of operations at the Home Shopping Network and vice president of distribution at Centrobe Inc.
GameStop Corp. operates 6,486 retail stores in 17 countries and an e-commerce site. It also publishes Game Informer magazine.