Home / Knowledge / News / Apparel/Garments / Nike names Scott LeClair VP of Action Sports
Nike names Scott LeClair VP of Action Sports
07
Nov '13
NIKE, Inc. announced that effective immediately Scott LeClair, 47, currently the Brand’s VP and GM of Nike Skate and Nike Snow, will become Nike’s new Vice President of Action Sports. He will be responsible for leading the category as well as for Hurley International, LLC. Nike veteran Roger Wyett, 56, who was previously in the role, has decided to retire.

LeClair joined Nike in 1992 and has led Nike’s skate and snow business since June 2012. He has held previous roles in North America and was GM of Nike’s West Territory based in Los Angeles, before moving to Japan to lead the running category and then the merchandising function. He will report to Jayme Martin, VP & GM of Global Categories.

“We’re very pleased that Scott will lead us forward. He is a proven leader with strong brand expertise and his deep knowledge of Action Sports will be instrumental as we continue to build our business globally,” said Martin.

“Roger is a tremendous leader and his impact over the years at Nike has been significant,” said Trevor Edwards, President of the Nike Brand.  “We wish him all the best in his retirement and want to thank him for all he has done to inspire our teams, drive strong business growth and consumer connections across our portfolio of brands around the world.”

Wyett was most recently responsible for the Nike Brand’s skateboarding and snow businesses, as well as Hurley. Wyett first joined Nike in 1994 and was part of the pioneering team that led Nike into the global football business. He has held a variety of roles, including CEO of Hurley, Vice President of Global Apparel and President of the Affiliates.

Nike

Must ReadView All

Courtesy: Walmart

Apparel/Garments | On 23rd Mar 2017

Walmart acquires ModCloth

Walmart has acquired the assets and operations of ModCloth, one of...

Textiles | On 23rd Mar 2017

SIMA advises mills to avoid panic buying of cotton

The Southern India Mills' Association (SIMA) is advising mills to...

Apparel/Garments | On 23rd Mar 2017

Tulip Retail, True Fit personalise in-store shopping

Tulip Retail, a mobile application platform built exclusively for...

Interviews View All

Abhishek Samdaria
Reflete

GST will certainly reduce a lot of paperwork in future

Yash Agarwal
Hitansh Online

Every market region has its own culture and trends

Jurgen Gauger
Spreadshirt

‘Buying crowdsourced or creative designs are much more appealing to the...

Ashok Desai
Bombay Textile Research Association

Bombay Textile Research Association (BTRA) is a leading name in textile...

Eric Scholler
Groz-Beckert

The Indian market has huge potential in technical textiles, and by far,...

Johan Berlin
InvestKonsult Sweden AB

Investkonsult Sweden AB has been buying and selling second-hand textile...

Robert Brunner
Devereux

Golfwear and menswear brand Devereux is set for greener pastures. Robert...

Sonam & Paras Modi
SVA

Sonam and Paras Modi's Sva Couture is synonymous with head-turning...

Sanjukta Dutta
Sanjukta's Studio

<b>Sanjukta Dutta</b> creates unique garments by clubbing prints of...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH

news category


Related Categories:
March 2017

March 2017

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.

SUBSCRIBE


Browse Our Archives

GO


eNEWS
Insights
Subscribe today and get the latest News update in your mail box.
Advanced Search