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R. Michael Mohan

Chairman of the Board
Former President and Chief Operating Officer, Best Buy

Mike Mohan joined the Bloomin’ Brands Board in October of 2017 and was appointed Chairman of the Board of Directors in August of 2023. Mr. Mohan is currently a member of the Compensation Committee and Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee.

A seasoned executive with expertise in consumer and retail, sales, merchandising, marketing and supply chain management and business development, Mr. Mohan most recently served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Best Buy Co., a leading provider of technology products and services, from 2019 to 2021. He joined the company in 2004 and served in a variety of roles including Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Merchandising and Marketing Officer, Senior Vice President and President of the Home Business Group, and Senior Vice President of Merchandising. His extensive experience includes launching partnerships with leading consumer brands to create the within-store Magnolia and Pacific Kitchen & Home concepts, leading the evolution of Best Buy’s private-label, fitness devices and connected home products and overseeing the Company’s real estate footprint and talent development plans. 

Before joining Best Buy Co., Mr. Mohan was Vice President and General Merchandise Manager for Good Guys, an audio-video specialty retailer that operated 79 stores in the western United States. He also previously served in various positions at Future Shop, a Canadian electronic store chain, from 1988 through 1997. 

Mr. Mohan joined the Board of Directors of Petco Health and Wellness Company, Inc., a retailer and provider of holistic pet health and wellness offerings, in March 2021 where he currently serves as the Lead Independent Director and is also a member of the Audit Committee. He is also a Board Member of Vizio Holding Corp. since February 2023.

Mr. Mohan attended the University of Calgary and studied Engineering and Commerce.

Independent Director