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Mr. Knight, 78, a director since 1968, is Chairman Emeritus of NIKE, Inc. Mr. Knight is a co-founder of the company and, except for the period from June 1983 through September 1984, served as its President from 1968 to 1990, and from June 2000 to 2004. Prior to 1968, Mr. Knight was a certified public accountant with Price Waterhouse and Coopers & Lybrand and was an Assistant Professor of Business Administration at Portland State University. Mr. Knight led Nike from a small partnership founded on a handshake to the world’s largest footwear, apparel, and equipment company.
Long before he was named Chairman, President and CEO of NIKE, Inc., Mark Parker was leading the company in other ways. After running competitively at Penn State University, Parker joined Nike as one of our first footwear designers back in 1979. And he’s been at the center of Nike innovation ever since. For more than 30 years, he’s brought innovative concepts and engineering expertise into such vital roles as Vice President of Consumer Product Marketing, Vice President of Global Footwear and Co-President of the Nike Brand. He’s led the way for Nike Air and a multitude of industry-breakthroughs in product design. In addition to helping lead the continued growth of the Nike brand, Parker is responsible for the growth of NIKE, Inc.'s global business portfolio, which includes Converse Inc. and Hurley International LLC.
Andy Campion joined Nike in 2007 as Vice President of Global Planning and Development, leading long-range financial and strategic planning. He was appointed Chief Financial Officer of the Nike Brand in 2010, responsible for leading all aspects of financial management for the company’s flagship brand. In 2014, he was appointed Senior Vice President, Strategy, Finance and Investor Relations in addition to his role as Chief Financial Officer of the Nike Brand. Prior to joining Nike, he held leadership roles in strategic planning, mergers and acquisitions, financial planning and analysis, operations planning, investor relations, and tax at The Walt Disney Company from 1996 to 2007.
Nike’s President of Consumer and Marketplace, Elliott Hill is responsible for the Nike Brand’s four geographic operating regions: North America; Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA); Greater China; and Asia Pacific and Latin America (APLA). He is also entrusted with leadership over Nike’s Global Sales organization, Marketing team and the Nike Direct organization. As part of his role, Hill is also responsible for the Jordan Brand. Prior to his current role, Hill was President of Geographies & Sales as well as VP/GM of North America, Nike’s largest geography. Since joining Nike in 1988, Hill has held a variety of senior leadership positions in sales and retail, including Apparel Sales Director in Europe, Retail Development Director in Europe, Vice President of Sales and Retail in EMEA, General Manager of US Retail, Vice President of US Sales, Retail and NIKE.com, and Vice President of Global Retail.
Hilary Krane brings global expertise in corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, brand protection, and government affairs to her role as EVP, Chief Administrative Officer & General Counsel for NIKE, Inc. Krane joined the company from Levi Strauss & Company, where she held various roles including Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Affairs. Prior to joining Levi Strauss, she was Partner and Assistant General Counsel for PricewaterhouseCoopers. She graduated from Stanford University in 1986 with a Bachelor of Arts degree and received her law degree from The University of Chicago Law School in 1989.
Monique Matheson, a 19-year veteran of Nike, most recently served as Vice President, Chief Talent and Diversity Officer, overseeing all aspects of Talent Management and Diversity and Inclusion. She has held roles of increasing seniority including VP and Senior Business Partner, leading Human Resources for the North America Geography, Global Product Creation (Footwear, Apparel and Equipment), Global Finance and NIKE, Inc. Affiliates. Prior to joining Nike, Matheson practiced employment law and holds a law degree from Indiana University, School of Law and an undergraduate degree from the University of Washington.
As EVP of Nike Global Sports Marketing, John Slusher oversees all of Nike's global sports marketing efforts, including managing relationships with Nike’s top athlete, team, league and federation partners. Previously, John was Vice President of Sports Marketing for Asia Pacific and the Americas and led negotiation teams for many of Nike’s sports marketing agreements, including those for Brand Jordan and Converse. A graduate of Dartmouth College and the University of Southern California Law School, Slusher joined Nike in 1998 from O’Melveny & Myers, a private law firm located in Los Angeles.
Michael Spillane leads Nike’s product engines and merchandising as President, Product & Merchandising. Spillane is responsible for developing the strategy that drives the creation of all Nike footwear, apparel and equipment, and he leads the merchandising of all product to the global marketplace. Since he joined Nike in 2007, Spillane has held leadership positions with Converse, Umbro, Greater China, and, most recently, Global Footwear. With extensive experience in marketing consumer products, Spillane previously held senior management roles at leading apparel and textile companies, including Malden Mills, Tommy Hilfiger USA, Jockey International, and Missbrenner, Inc. Spillane serves on the board of directors at The Boston Beer Co., and Advanced Functional Fabrics of America (AFFOA).
Eric Sprunk is NIKE, Inc's Chief Operating Officer leading the entire company’s manufacturing, sourcing, IT, demand and supply planning and procurement. Sprunk also oversees Nike’s efforts to maintain its robust and innovative supply chain. Sprunk was previously Executive Vice President of Product & Merchandising where he was responsible for all Nike Brand product across the company’s footwear, equipment and apparel engines. As Chief Operating Officer, Sprunk closely focuses on Nike’s critical capabilities, connecting internal functions under a calibrated Global Operations team. This structure also gives Sprunk oversight of an Office of Workplace Design and Connectivity, which aims to create physical environments that unlock continued creativity. Sprunk joined Nike in 1993 and has worked in senior financial, commercial, product and global management roles. Before Nike, Eric was an executive at Price Waterhouse managing the Nike account.
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The Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee of NIKE, Inc. (the “Committee”) considers and evaluates candidates for appointment or election to the Board of Directors. In evaluating potential candidates for suitability, the Committee considers many factors to identify individuals with the requisite intelligence, education, experience, and character to make significant contributions to the Board of Directors.
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