Dick’s Sporting Goods said in a regulatory filing that Keri L. Jones, executive vice president and chief merchant, plans to resign from her position, effective February 9, in order to accept a CEO position at another company.
At the time, the company will not be replacing Jones as chief merchant. Core merchandising functions will report directly to the company’s chairman and CEO, Edward W. Stack.
Christopher & Banks noted in a statement that Jones would be joining the company as CEO, replacing interim CEO and president Joel Waller. Jones’ appointment is effective March 12.
Jones joined Dick’s in May 2017. In her most recent role as executive vice president, chief merchant at Dick’s Sporting Goods, Jones was responsible for the strategy and execution of merchandising, product development and planning, allocation and replenishment. Prior to Dick’s, Jones spent 27 years at Target, where she served in a variety of leadership roles, including executive vice president of global supply chain; executive vice president of merchandising planning and operations; senior vice president of health and beauty and vice president, general merchandise manager, toys and sporting goods.