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Biography PhotoJoseph C. Magnacca
Chief Executive Officer

Joe Magnacca serves as RadioShack’s chief executive officer and is a member of the Company’s Board of Directors. An experienced retail executive and merchant, Mr. Magnacca joined the Company in February 2013 from Walgreen Co., where he was executive vice president and president of Daily Living Products, overseeing all of Walgreen's marketing and merchandising operations across more than 8,000 stores. He also was responsible for the integration of the Duane Reade drugstore chain where he was president at the time of its acquisition by Walgreens in 2010. Before that, he served as chief merchandising officer, undertaking the successful transformation of Duane Reade through the creation of an innovative urban operating and customer experience model. Mr. Magnacca's previous senior management experience includes merchandising and marketing roles at two of Canada's leading retail chains. He spent seven years as senior vice president at Shoppers Drug Mart, where he was instrumental in the company's turnaround, and fifteen years at Loblaw, where he began his career. In 2010, Joe was named Merchant of the Year for Drugstore Retailing by Chain Drug Review magazine.