NIKE Announces Ratnakar Lavu As New Global Chief Digital Information Officer

BEAVERTON, Ore. — June 6, 2019 — NIKE Inc. today announced that Ratnakar Lavu will become the company’s first global chief digital information officer, effective June 17. He will report to Eric Sprunk, Nike COO.

Lavu will lead all of Nike’s global technology functions across the enterprise with responsibility for accelerating new digital capabilities for Nike.

“Moving at the speed of the consumer requires sharpening our ability to sense and serve. Ratnakar’s 20-year track record in building seamless consumer experiences and leading teams through dynamic, digital transformations will further accelerate our growth,” said Sprunk.

Lavu most recently was the chief technology and information officer at Kohl’s, where he led all of IT, digital and consumer technology. Prior to joining Kohl’s, Lavu was chief technology officer at Redbox.

Posted June 19, 2019

Source: NIKE Inc.