Home / Knowledge / News / Apparel/Garments / Apparel retailer NIKE revamps management team
Apparel retailer NIKE revamps management team
03
Jun '14
NIKE, Inc. announced a number of general management changes within key Geographies and Categories across its global business. The changes are designed to continue to drive the company’s global growth while further strengthening and diversifying its leadership bench.
 
“Given the scale of our global business and the breadth of our consumer-focused categories these moves continue to elevate our bench of leadership and focus our efforts against our biggest growth opportunities”
 
"Given the scale of our global business and the breadth of our consumer-focused categories these moves continue to elevate our bench of leadership and focus our efforts against our biggest growth opportunities,” said NIKE Brand President, Trevor Edwards.
 
The following Geography changes were announced:
Marc van Pappelendam, currently VP, GM of UK & Ireland becomes VP, GM of Central & Eastern Europe. van Pappelendam has held various commercial and general management roles in Europe during his 15 years at NIKE and oversaw the company’s efforts during the London Olympics in 2012.
 
Jim Reynolds becomes VP, GM of Japan, transitioning from his current role as VP, GM of Russia, where he has led the brand, accelerated marketplace development and leveraged key sports moments including this year's Winter Games in Sochi. Prior to his role in Russia, Reynolds served as the GM of Central Europe and Israel.
 
The following changes were announced within NIKE’s key Categories:
In an effort to continue to focus and accelerate growth across NIKE’s training business, Craig Zanon will now lead an expanded and elevated role in the Men’s Training category as VP, GM of Global Men’s Training. Zanon, currently VP, GM of Global Basketball, has held a range of senior management roles in the US during his 23-year career with NIKE.
 
Michael Jackson will take the lead in the Basketball category as VP, GM of Global Basketball. Currently VP, GM of North America Basketball, Jackson has extensive knowledge of the Basketball category and experience in both North America and China.
 
ABOUT NIKE
NIKE, Inc. based near Beaverton, Ore., is the world’s leading designer, marketer and distributor of authentic athletic footwear, apparel, equipment and accessories for a wide variety of sports and fitness activities. Wholly-owned NIKE, Inc. subsidiaries include Converse Inc., which designs, markets and distributes athletic lifestyle footwear, apparel and accessories; and Hurley International LLC, which designs, markets and distributes surf and youth lifestyle footwear, apparel and accessories.
 

NIKE


Must ReadView All

Textiles | On 3rd May 2016

China’s cotton reserve sales begin May 3

China’s cotton reserve sales which begins tomorrow, are likely to...

Apparel/Garments | On 3rd May 2016

US apparel & footwear industry to remain stable

The outlook for the US apparel and footwear industry remains stable...

Courtesy: Columbia Sportswear

Apparel/Garments | On 3rd May 2016

Columbia Sportswear’s Q1 FY16 sees record growth

Columbia Sportswear reported record first quarter results in fiscal...

Interviews View All

Priyanka
Studio Priyanka Rajiv

To which countries does India export majority of its hand-embroidered...

Rajiv Sirohi
Shara

What kind of fabric is in demand in export markets of home textiles? What...

Paul Ford
Sciessent

What is the importance of anti microbial solutions in the textile industry ...

Dr. Razvan Popescu
Bozzetto Group

Dr. Razvan Popescu is the Business Unit Head of the Textile Chemicals...

Daniel Dayan
Fiberweb Plc.

<i><b>Daniel Dayan</b>, CEO of Fiberweb talks about the developments in...

Dr MP Agarwal
Shri Lakshmi Cotsyn Ltd

Dr MP Agarwal is the Chairman & Managing Director of Shri Lakshmi Cotysn...

Jay Ramrakhiani
Occasions Elegance Wear

It is believed that by early 19th century, Varanasi weavers had moved away ...

Karan Arora
Karan Arora

Bridal couture created with rich Indian heritage, exquisite craftsmanship...

Pranav Mishra
Huemn

Designers Pranav Mishra and Shyma Shetty’s Huemn is known for its...

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
April 2016

F2F Magazine

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

SUBSCRIBE


Browse Our Archives

GO


<%@ language="VBScript" %>
feedback
We would love to hear from you about your experience using the new interface. A quick review of yours would help us give you a better experience.
Advanced Search