Dick’s Sporting Goods Inc. announced it has appointed Sandeep Mathrani, the chief executive officer of WeWork, and Desiree Ralls-Morrison, the senior vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary at Boston Scientific Corporation, to the company’s board of directors.
“Sandeep and Desiree are joining our board at a pivotal time in the company’s history, as we continue to meet the evolving needs of our customers, our employees and our other key stakeholders,” said Ed Stack, chairman and chief executive officer of Dick’s Sporting Goods. “They bring a variety of relevant experiences to our board, and we are very confident their contributions will have a meaningful and lasting impact on our company.”
“I am pleased to join the board of Dick’s Sporting Goods as the company continues to integrate its online and brick and mortar strategy,” said Mathrani. ” Dick’s has a tremendous opportunity to further cement its lead in the sporting goods industry, accelerate its digital and in-store capabilities and drive value for customers and shareholders.”
“I’m delighted to be joining the board at Dick’s at a time of such dynamic growth for the company,” said Ralls-Morrison. “I look forward to working with the management team, Sandeep and the other directors to advance the company’s legacy of leadership in this new chapter – and expand what it means for American corporations to create value and drive innovation.”
Dick’s also announced that Vincent C. Byrd and Allen R. Weiss have stepped down from its board, after a combined nearly 17 years of service.
“We greatly appreciate Vince and Al’s leadership and the valuable insights they provided to our board and our company during their tenure,” said Stack. “They were instrumental in helping guide Dick’s Sporting Goods through a period of exceptional growth. On behalf of our entire leadership team, we thank them for their service and wish them well in their future endeavors.”
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