New York City -- Foot Locker announced a series of organizational changes designed to enhance its focus on its two key business units -- retail stores and direct-to-customer, and to strengthen the operations supporting each unit. The changes will take effect as of July 1.
The company will consolidate the reporting of all its retail store businesses under Richard A. Johnson, who will be promoted to executive VP and group president – retail stores. He will be responsible for all of Foot Locker’s domestic and international store banners.
Key operational areas will be consolidated under Robert W. McHugh, who will be promoted to the new position of executive VP -- operations support, with responsibility for information systems and technology, real estate, logistics, sourcing and team edition.
The company is also elevating its direct-to-customer business unit to report directly to Ken C. Hicks, chairman, president and CEO.