15 Aug Nike’s VP of Sport Performance Footwear Retires
Bruce Connelly has decided to retire from Nike after nearly 26 years with the company. Connelly has served as Nike’s VP of sport performance footwear for the past three years.
Connelly’s Nike career began as an EKIN in Chicago in 1986, and has taken him through a wide variety of diverse and challenging career experiences in Sales, Merchandising and Footwear. He has worked for Nike in the field, in Europe (Stockholm and Amsterdam) and North America in Merchandising, on the East Coast with Cole Haan, and at WHQ in Sportswear and Running. For the past three years Bruce has served as Nike’s VP of sport performance footwear driving unprecedented growth and providing leadership direction to the company’s footwear sport performance teams.
“I would like to thank Bruce for his many years of service, for the impact he has had at Nike, and for his leadership and commitment to Nike throughout the years,” said Andrea Correani, Nike’s VP of global footwear.