New senior appointments at Nike

Nike Inc. has promoted Roger Wyett, 55, as vice president of action sports, responsible for the Hurley brand and for the Nike brand’s skateboard and snow businesses. He replaces Sandy Bodecker, who will focus on special projects involving longterm product innovation. Wyett was previously president of Nike Affiliates, responsible also for Converse, Umbro and Cole Haan. As Nike has divested Umbro and Cole Haan, Jim Calhoun, chief executive of Converse, will report directly to Mark Parker, president and CEO of Nike Inc. Bob Hurley, current interim chief executive of the eponymous brand, and Scott LeClair, vice president and general manager of Nike Skate/Snow, will report to Wyett. The latter has been with Nike since 1994, holding various roles including those of Hurley’s CEO and Nike’s vice president of global apparel.

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