Bodson joins from his current role as was executive vice president for global digital at EMI Music, where he was responsible for deployment of new digital platforms and formats. Prior to joining the record label, Bodson co-founded social network Bragster.com, which is now owned by Guinness World Records.
He will report to
It follows the announcement of a "strategic vision" by the retailer in October last year, when Argos confirmed it was to close 50 stores and scale back its flagship catalogue, as well as giving its remaining near-700 stores a digital overhaul.
Walden said the appointment of Bodson will help to "re-invent"
Last week, Argos revealed its summer ad campaign featuring its alien family, asking consumers to vote for the name of a new baby via Twitter.