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Mr. Edward A. Volkwein

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Background

Employment History

  • President and Chief Marketing Officer
    Hydro-Photon Inc
  • President and Chief Operating Officer
    Hydro-Photon Inc
  • Senior Vice President and General Manager of Marketing and Sales
    Philips GmbH
  • Senior Vice President of Marketing and Sales
    Philips GmbH
  • Global Management Positions
    Philips GmbH
  • President
    Funk & Wagnalls
  • Senior Executive Positions
    Funk & Wagnalls
  • Vice President Marketing
    Sega Of America
  • Senior Vice President of Marketing
    Sega Of America
  • Senior Executive Positions
    Prince Manufacturing Corporation
  • Director and A Member of the Audit Committee
    Nominating And Corporate Governance Committee
  • Director and A Member of the Audit Committee
    The Compensation Committee
  • Director and A Member of the Audit Committee and the Compensation Committee
    Joystiq

Board Memberships and Affiliations

Education

  • M.B.A.
    The Darden School at the University of Virginia
  • A.B.
    Princeton University
55 Total References
Web References
GameStop Corporate Information - Corporate Governance
phx.corporate-ir.net, 11 June 2012 [cached]
Edward Volkwein Director
Edward A. Volkwein is a director and has served as a director for the Company or our predecessor companies since 2002. Mr. Volkwein is a member of the Compensation Committee and the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee. Mr. Volkwein is President of Hydro-Photon, Inc., a water purification technology company. Prior to joining Hydro-Photon, Mr. Volkwein had a broad marketing career beginning in brand management for General Foods and Chesebrough-Ponds, Inc. He served as Senior Vice President, Global Advertising and Promotion for Philips Consumer Electronics and as Senior Vice President Marketing for Sega of America, where he was instrumental in developing Sega into a major video game brand. Mr. Volkwein has also held senior executive positions with Funk & Wagnalls and Prince Manufacturing.
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www.sec.gov, 24 May 2006 [cached]
Daniel A. DeMatteo, Michael N. Rosen and Edward A. Volkwein are in Class 1; R. Richard Fontaine, Jerome L. Davis, James J. Kim and Stephanie M. Shern are in Class 2; and Leonard Riggio, Stanley (Mickey) Steinberg, Gerald R. Szczepanski and Lawrence S. Zilavy are in Class 3.
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Edward A. Volkwein(6)
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Edward A. Volkwein is a director and a member of the Audit Committee, the Compensation Committee and the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee.Mr. Volkwein is President and Chief Operating Officer of Hydro-Photon, Inc., a water purification technology company.Prior to joining Hydro-Photon, Mr. Volkwein had a broad marketing career beginning in brand management for General Foods and Chesebrough-Ponds, Inc.He served as Senior Vice President Global Advertising and Promotion for Philips Consumer Electronics and as Senior Vice President Marketing for Sega of America, where he was instrumental in developing Sega into a major video game brand.Mr. Volkwein has also held senior executive positions with Funk & Wagnalls and Prince Manufacturing. THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS RECOMMENDS THAT THE STOCKHOLDERS VOTE FOR THE ELECTION OF EACH NOMINEE FOR DIRECTOR NAMED ABOVE.PROXIES SOLICITED BY THIS PROXY STATEMENT WILL BE VOTED FOR EACH NOMINEE NAMED ABOVE UNLESS A VOTE AGAINST A NOMINEE OR AN ABSTENTION IS SPECIFICALLY INDICATED.
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The current members of the Audit Committee are Stephanie M. Shern (Chair), Edward A. Volkwein and Gerald R. Szczepanski, all of whom are "independent" directors under the listing standards of the New York Stock Exchange ("NYSE").
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The current members of the Compensation Committee are Gerald R. Szczepanski (Chair), Jerome L. Davis and Edward A. Volkwein, all of whom meet the independence standards of the NYSE.
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The current members of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee are Gerald R. Szczepanski and Edward A. Volkwein, both of whom meet the independence standards of the NYSE.
Creative Online Weekly, October 21, 1996
www.creativemag.com, 21 Oct 1996 [cached]
Based on research , which shows that there are 40 million households waiting for the Philips Magnavox Internet TV Terminal , and an overwhelmingly positive response from retailers , there is every indication that the new Philips Magnavox Internet TV Terminal will be a popular consumer electronics product during the holiday season , said Ed Volkwein , PCEC Senior Vice President and General Manager of Marketing and Sales.
PCEC entered into a licensing agreement with WebTV Networks Inc. to bring Internet access to the American television consumer through the use of Philips Magnavox Internet TV Terminal and the WebTV , a subscription-based on-line service.The WebTV Network service is $19.95 a month for unlimited Internet services.
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Company: Press: Archives
vega.webtv.net, 18 Nov 1996 [cached]
Imagine listening to a live concert from the comfort of your living room couch while WebTV takes you anywhere in the world," said Edward A. Volkwein, senior vice president of marketing and sales for Philips Consumer Electronics Company.These audio features are a great leap forward for our Internet TV Terminal.The addition of high-quality sound enhances the multimedia experience.
The WebTV upgrade supports many other audio formats, including WAV, Mod, MPEG layer 3 audio and AIFF, in addition to the MPEG2 and MIDI formats WebTV currently supports.Proprietary audio controls have been integrated with the existing option panel to allow users to control the audio stream they are currently playing.
Press View
mktdev.soundbite.com, 12 May 2003 [cached]
Ed Volkwein - Mr. Volkwein has extensive marketing experience in consumer electronics, publishing, sporting goods, consumer package goods and food industries. He has held global management positions with Royal Philips Electronics and was responsible for the branding program that raised high awareness in the U.S. market. Mr. Volkwein served as vice president of marketing at Sega where he helped them rapidly expand to become the video game leader. He was also the President of Funk & Wagnalls, and world wide marketing head for Prince Tennis.
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