06 Sep Dick’s Names New Chief E-Commerce And Supply Chain Officer
Dick’s Sporting Goods announced Vidya Jwala has been named chief e-commerce and supply chain officer. In this role, Jwala will be responsible for the company’s digital integration of e-commerce and supply chain efforts and will report to Lauren Hobart, president, Dick’s Sporting Goods.
“As we continue to add new digital technology to our organization, Jwala will ensure that our ecommerce capabilities and supply chain serves as a key differentiator, enhancing our customer service efforts,” said Hobart. “His experience will be critical in our digital transformation, and we are thrilled to welcome him to the Dick’s family.”
Jwala joins Dick’s from Overstock.com, where he most recently served as senior vice president of merchandising, supply chain, technology & customer service, responsible for growing the organization’s business, the overall vendor-engagement program and private label brands. Previously, he was vice president of merchandising & operations at Walmart Stores, Inc., where he held a variety of multi-channel roles in merchandising, supply chain, sourcing and operations in the U.S., Brazil, and Asia.
Throughout his career, Jwala also held a variety of senior leadership roles at other key retailers, including Tractor Supply Company and Lowe’s Home Improvement Inc. Early in his career, Jwala held various buying & merchandising roles at Worthington Industries and Jo-Ann Stores Inc. He holds a master’s of science in Industrial & Systems Engineering from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.