NIKE Nabs Coke Exec for CIO

NIKE, Inc.'s seasoned new CIO, Jim Scholefield, will report to COO Eric Sprunk.

In this role, Scholefield will be responsible for leading NIKE, Inc.'s technology strategy to support the company's future growth. He most recently served as CTO for The Coca-Cola Company, where he was responsible for creating and executing its worldwide information technology strategy, technology operations, production support and technology engineering across The Coca-Cola Company. That included providing global leadership across the Coca-Cola enterprise on all technology matters.

"Jim is a proven leader with more than 25 years of experience in the technology industry and we look forward to his strong leadership at Nike as we continue to create technology solutions to drive our robust innovation agenda across our global business," said Sprunk.

Scholefield, age 53, will join Nike on June 29.
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