Nike Names New VP, GM of Global Categories
NIKE, Inc. (NKE) today announced that Amy Montagne becomes the new VP, GM of Global Categories, effective immediately.
Montagne, a 13-year Nike veteran, has held senior management roles across Nike including, most recently, VP, GM of the Global Nike Women’s category. She was previously VP, GM of Global Merchandising and also held positions of increasing responsibility in North America, Women’s Training and Sportswear. She will report directly to Michael Spillane, President of Categories & Product.
“Amy is a proven leader with deep experience in driving successful strategies across our organization,” said Spillane. “In her new role, we believe she is the right leader to drive Nike’s Category Offense.”
Prior to joining Nike, Montagne held roles in allocation, planning and merchandising at Gap Inc., Mervyns and WalMart.
Montagne is a graduate of Santa Clara University and serves on the university’s Advisory Board of the Leavey School of Business Retail Management Institute.
About NIKE, Inc.
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