depinto speaks at 2007 nacs show

7-Eleven CEO delivers presentation on Retail Business Strategy.

7-Eleven Inc. President and CEO Joe DePinto will lead an exclusive discussion on retail and business strategies at the upcoming 2007 NACS Show. On Nov. 8, DePinto will deliver the CEO Presentation on Retail Business Strategy.

DePinto first joined 7-Eleven in 2002, and has held several executive positions within the company. As president and CEO, he leads the iconic organization in convenience retailing, which is the operator, franchisor and licensor of more than 7,300 stores in North America and 32,700 stores worldwide.

Before assuming his current role in 2005, DePinto was president of GameStop Corporation, where he helped lead the acquisition of Electronics Boutique to create the world’s largest video game and entertainment software retailer. He has also held executive positions at PepsiCo Inc. and was senior vice president and COO of Thornton Quick Caf and Market.

DePinto’s “CEO Presentation on Retail Business Strategy” is one of three industry-focused general sessions that are part of the NACS Show Business Strategy Day, which is dedicated to sharing ideas and solutions from within the convenience and petroleum retailing channel. The day will begin with the Industry Leaders Roundtable. The panel, moderated by NACS President and CEO Hank Armour, will focus on the topic “The Future of Work” and feature the views of six industry leaders: Carl Bolch, CEO of RaceTrac Petroleum Inc.; John Brock, president and CEO of Coca-Cola Enterprises; Mario Guevara, CEO of BIC Corp.; Murray Kessler, president and CEO of UST; Stan Sheetz, president and CEO of Sheetz Inc.; and Mike Walsh, president, CEO and director of Core-Mark Holding Company Inc.

Business Strategy Day will conclude with the debut of NACS Ideas 2 Go 2007, a video tour of some of the most innovative and intriguing ideas found within the convenience and petroleum retailing industry.

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