NIKE, Inc. (NYSE: NKE) announced today that Jim Scholefield will become its Chief Information Officer reporting to Eric Sprunk, Chief Operating Officer for NIKE, Inc.
In this role, Jim will be responsible for leading NIKE, Inc.’s technology strategy to support the company’s future growth. Jim most recently served as Chief Technology Officer for The Coca-Cola Company, where he was responsible for creating and executing its worldwide information technology strategy, technology operations, production support and technology engineering across The Coca-Cola Company. That included providing global leadership across the Coca-Cola enterprise on all technology matters.
“Jim is a proven leader with more than 25 years of experience in the technology industry and we look forward to his strong leadership at Nike as we continue to create technology solutions to drive our robust innovation agenda across our global business,” said Eric Sprunk, Chief Operating Officer, NIKE, Inc.
Scholefield, age 53, will join Nike on June 29.
About Nike, Inc.
NIKE, Inc., based near Beaverton, Oregon, 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. For more information, NIKE’s earnings releases and other financial information are available at http://investors.nike.com. Individuals can also visit http://news.nike.com/ and follow @Nike.