- Huw Hughes
Foot Locker has announced the appointment of Darlene Nicosia and Tristan
Walker as directors of the company, effective 2 February.
Nicosia is currently president of the Canada Business Unit of The
Coca-Cola Company where she has spent much of her career. She has extensive
experience in global supply chain management, brand marketing, and has been
credited with leveraging technology and innovative solutions to drive
growth at Coca Cola.
Walker is the founder and CEO of Walker & Company Brands, a consumer
products company committed to designing personal care solutions for people
of color. Prior to that, he was an entrepreneur in residence at venture
capital firm Andreessen Horowitz and oversaw strategic partnerships and
monetization at Foursquare.
“We are excited to welcome Darlene and Tristan as new independent
directors to our Board of Directors,” Richard A. Johnson, chairman of the
board and CEO of Foot Locker, said in a statement. “In addition to their
impressive accomplishments, they each bring an understanding of how to
utilize innovation and technology to drive change and deliver growth.
Darlene’s expertise in global supply chain and Tristan’s work at the
intersection of technology and the consumer experience will make them great
additions to our Board.”
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