Ebay CEO Donahoe joins Nike board

Beaverton, Ore. - John Donahoe, 54, president and CEO of EBay Inc., has been appointed to the board of directors of Nike Inc. Donahoe joined EBay in 2005 as president of EBay Marketplaces, and was appointed president and CEO in 2008.

Prior to joining EBay, he was the CEO and worldwide managing director of Bain & Company from 1999 to 2005, and a managing director from 1982 to 1999. Nike chairman Philip H. Knight lauded Donahoe’s online expertise in a statement, and presumably Donahoe will advise Nike on its use of digital technology to engage consumers.

 

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