Nike Inc. appointed Nike veteran Kris Aman as VP and GM of mens athletic training. Aman has been with Nike for 12 years and most recently served as the Global GM of Beijing 08. Aman will lead an integrated consumer-oriented focus across footwear, apparel and equipment for mens athletic training as part of Nikes category brand management strategy for core business segments. He will also have responsibility for American football and baseball.
“Kris is a seasoned and dynamic leader with a proven track record of creating innovative, deep and rich brand experiences,” Edwards said. “He takes over a strong business and we look forward to his leadership as we drive and grow our training business worldwide.”
In Beijing, Aman was responsible for leading the global business vision for the Beijing effort, which Nike called “one of the most ambitious and successful brand projects in Nikes history.” He has previously held a variety of roles, including basketball category footwear leader and global footwear product marketing director.
Aman, 39, is a University of Washington graduate.