hhgregg Appoints Kevin Kovacs as Chief Financial Officer and Samuel Johnson as Chief Retail Officer

INDIANAPOLIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–hhgregg, Inc. (NYSE:HGG) today announced key internal promotions of
Kevin Kovacs to Chief Financial Officer and of Sam Johnson to Chief
Retail Officer.

Mr. Kovacs is assuming the CFO role from Robert Riesbeck who was
recently appointed President and Chief Executive Officer. Since joining
hhgregg in 2009, Mr. Kovacs held the roles of Vice President/Controller
and Director of Tax and Treasury. Prior to joining the company, he
served as Director of Tax and Treasury for Steak n Shake, and as Senior
Tax Manager with KPMG, LLP. Mr. Kovacs is a Certified Public Accountant
and holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Indiana University.

Mr. Johnson has been promoted to Chief Retail Officer. Since joining
hhgregg in 2010, Mr. Johnson has served in the role of Senior Vice
President of Stores. In addition to his responsibility for Store
Operations, Customer Relations, Fine|Lines and Commercial Sales, Mr.
Johnson will assume responsibility for Real Estate and Visual
Merchandising. Prior to joining the company, Mr. Johnson held the roles
of Vice President of Small Stores, Regional Vice President of Northwest
Stores and Regional Director of Merchandising and Operations with Sears
Holding Corporation. Mr. Johnson holds a Bachelor of Arts in History
from East Tennessee State.

“As a result of the significant contributions Sam and Kevin have
delivered in their time with hhgregg, we are excited to promote them to
roles of greater responsibility,” said Mr. Riesbeck. “Both will continue
to perform as significant members of the senior leadership team. We look
forward to their continued contribution to drive positive impacts as we
achieve our growth and profitability goals.”

About hhgregg

hhgregg is an appliance, electronics and furniture retailer that is
committed to providing customers with a truly differentiated purchase
experience through superior customer service, knowledgeable sales
associates and the highest quality product selections. Founded in 1955,
hhgregg is a multi-regional retailer currently with 226 stores in 20
states that also offers market-leading global and local brands at value
prices nationwide via hhgregg.com.


hhgregg, Inc.
Lance Peterson, 317-848-8710
Director, Finance &
Investor Relations