The brightest leaders blaze trails, create opportunity and inspire others to do their best work. Learn more about NIKE, Inc.’s leadership team.
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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.
As President of the NIKE Brand, Edwards is responsible for leading all category and geographic business units, the Jordan Brand and Action Sports, which includes Hurley International LLC, Digital Sport and brand management throughout the world as well as leading NIKE's wholesale, retail and e-commerce operations. Edwards was previously Global Brand & Category Management Executive Vice President, where he was responsible for helping to drive the NIKE Brand growth strategy by leading its category business units globally. Edwards joined the company in 1992 as a Regional Marketing Manager and has held senior marketing positions in the Americas, the Europe/Middle East/Africa region, the U.S. and Global Brand Management. Edwards has led some of the brand’s most significant break-through innovations, including spearheading the creation of Nike+, a revolutionary sports training experience that connects digitally enabled footwear with digital services. He has also helped transform the digital landscape and position Nike as a leader by using social media to connect with consumers globally.
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.
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.
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 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. Sprunk led product creation from innovation to design to sourcing to manufacturing to merchandising , always delivering compelling stories to Nike consumers.
As Chief Operating Officer, Sprunk more closely focuses on NIKE’s critical capabilities, connecting internal functions under a calibrated Global Operations team, which scales an operational model that is necessary to support NIKE’s growth. This new structure also gives Sprunk oversight of an Office of Workplace Design and Connectivity, which aims to create physical environments that unlock continued creativity and unleash the company’s vast human potential.
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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