The Top 25 Executives Of 2008


10. Brad Anderson, CEO, Best Buy

Will the real Brad Anderson please stand up? Is he the genius that transformed the retailer from a boutique audio dealer to the undisputed king of consumer electronics or the aging CEO who has overstayed his welcome as business hits the skids? The recent economic tailspin has even Anderson crying foul. Just after Circuit City filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, Best Buy cut its full year profit forecast in the midst of what Anderson called "the most difficult climate" the retailer has ever seen. Will Anderson save the day or will Best Buy be doomed? Tune in next week. Same Best Buy time. Same Best Buy channel. [read more]