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Overstock.com exec joins Dick’s Sporting Goods

BY Marianne Wilson

Dick’s Sporting Goods has tapped a retail veteran as head up e-commerce and supply chain integration.

The retailer has named Vidya Jwala as chief e-commerce and supply chain officer. He will be responsible for the company’s digital integration of e-commerce and supply chain efforts.

Vidya joins Dick’s from Overstock.com, where he most recently served as senior VP of merchandising, supply chain, technology & customer service. Prior to joining Overstock in fall 2016, he was VP of merchandising & operations at Walmart Stores, where he held a variety of multi-channel roles in merchandising, supply chain, sourcing and operations in the U.S., Brazil, and Asia.

Vidya also held a variety of senior leadership roles at other key retailers, including Tractor Supply Company and Lowe’s.

“As we continue to add new digital technology to our organization, Vidya will ensure that our e-commerce capabilities and supply chain serves as a key differentiator, enhancing our customer service efforts,” said Laruen Hobart, president Dick’s. “His experience will be critical in our digital transformation, and we are thrilled to welcome him to the Dick’s family.”

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