Monday, April 6, 2009

hhgregg Chairman and CEO Jerry W. Thogmartin to Speak at University of Indianapolis Commencement Ceremonies

Indianapolis, Indiana – April 6, 2009 – Indianapolis-based appliance and electronics retailer, hhgregg Inc. (NYSE:HGG) today announced that its Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Jerry W. Throgmartin, will speak to the University of Indianapolis’2009 Undergraduate Class at commencement ceremonies on Saturday, May 2, 2009. Throgmartin is a fellow University of Indianapolis alumnus and University Trustee

Throgmartin has demonstrated twenty four years of business leadership at hhgregg, taking over as Chief Executive Officer in 1999 after filling positions as Store Manager, District Manager, Advertising Director and Vice President of Store Operations. At the commencement, the University will present him an honorary degree.

The University of Indianapolis commencement ceremonies will be held in Nicoson Hall at 2pm. For additional information please call the University directly at 317-791-5722.

hhgregg (NYSE: HGG) is a specialty retailer of consumer electronics, home appliances, mattresses and related services operating under the names hhgregg(R) and Fine Lines(R). hhgregg currently operates 110 stores in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, North Carolina, Ohio, South Carolina and Tennessee.

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