NEW YORK — ESL Investments has appointed G. Mike Mikan as its new president. Mikan will report to Edward S. Lampert, founder, chairman and CEO of ESL Investments.
Mikan held various executive positions throughout a 14-year period at UnitedHealth Group, including serving as EVP and CFO, as well as CEO of its Optum subsidiary. Mikan has served on the board of directors of Best Buy Co. since 2008. He was appointed Best Buy’s interim chief executive in April 2012, and served until September 2012.