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Shuffle Board: Nike Shakeup, 3 Gap Inc. Execs Out



Nike announced senior leadership changes related to the direct-to-consumer Consumer Direct Acceleration (CDA) plan it first announced in 2020.

Anna Montagne, currently VP/GM, Asia-Pacific Latin America (APLA), will transition to lead the women’s business as VP/GM women’s. Cathy Sparks, currently VP, Nike Direct, EMEA, will transition to lead the APLA geography as well as VP/GM, APLA. Whitney Malkiel, currently VP/GM women’s, has decided to leave the company after more than 20 years. These changes are effective as of March 13.

Gap Inc.

Gap Inc. announced several changes to its executive leadership team. It eliminated the role of chief growth officer held by Asheesh Saksena. President and CEO of Athleta, Mary Beth Laughton, exited the business, also effective immediately. Sheila Peters, chief people officer, will leave the company at the end of the year.

PVH Corp.

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PVH Corp. has appointed Amber McCann as executive vice president and chief communications officer, effective April 6. McCann will lead all aspects of PVH’s global internal and external communications strategy and report to Stefan Larsson, CEO of PVH Corp.

McCann joins PVH with global retail and consumer experience, most recently serving as vice president of global brand and communications at Poshmark, where she guided the company’s global communications strategy through its IPO in 2021 and acquisition by Naver Corp.

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