Nike Promotes Converse Veteran to CEO

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Nike, which announced senior leadership changes designed to drive growth and increase integration in May, has made another C-level change. Jared Carver will become the new CEO of Converse, effective June 1, and will report to Nike CEO and President John Donahoe. Carver succeeds Scott Uzzell, who will become VP/GM North America for Nike.

Carver has been with the Converse brand for nearly a decade, most recently as VP/GM for Converse’s North America business, where he unlocked strong growth in the brand’s largest geography. He previously worked at Converse from 2010 to 2013, followed by a year as VP of Strategy for Fanatics.