Gerry Berkley has returned to HMV as head of games.
He previously worked at the High Street retailer between 1992 and 1998 as computer games manager.
Since then Berkley has had held roles at a number of other retailers, including Woolworths, Blockbuster and Virgin. He also worked at CentreSoft.
Recently he worked in consultant roles at Natural Heat Centre and GJB Associates.
“I am pleased to let you know that we will be strengthening our presence in the games category by adding a focussed head of games role to our management team. Gerry Berkley will join us in this role on May 20th,” said the retailer’s CEO Ian Topping.
“Gerry has extensive experience in the games industry and was the original manager responsible for HMV’s initial move into the games market in the early 1990’s.
“He has subsequently worked in various roles in the industry for Woolworths, Shop Direct, Centresoft and latterly GAME. This wealth of experience will be particularly useful as we embark on a much more active push into the games market over the next few months”