Nike announced on Wednesday the appointment of Nike veteran Ann Hebert as vice president, general manager of its North America region, succeeding long-time executive, Tom Peddie, who is retiring from Nike.
Most recently serving as vice president of global sales, Hebert’s new role, effective June 1, will include leading end-to-end business for Nike’s North America geography, including sales, direct, marketing, merchandising, categories and territories, among others.
During her 25-year tenure at Nike, she has also held roles including VP, GM of APLA, VP, Nike stores partnered, VP, North America sales, and many more. She graduated from Ohio University before starting her career at Nike.
“Ann’s deep experience and inspiring leadership will be instrumental in accelerating our consumer direct offense in North America, as we build on our successful strategy of providing consumers with the most innovative product and compelling services and experiences to deliver long-term sustainable growth for Nike,” said Heidi O’Neill, resident of consumer and marketplace, in a news statement.
“I also want to express my deep gratitude to Tom for his incredible commitment to Nike and most recently to the growth of North America. His contributions span a 30-year career with Nike and we wish him all the best for what’s ahead.”
Last month, Nike announced quarterly revenue that beat Wall Street estimates, despite a drop in sales in China due to the coronavirus-fueled shutdowns.