Andre J. Hawaux to join DICK's Sporting Goods as Executive Vice President -
Finance, Administration and Chief Financial Officer
PITTSBURGH, May 2, 2013
PITTSBURGH, May 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- DICK's Sporting Goods, Inc. (NYSE:
DKS) announced today that Andre J. Hawaux will join the company in June, 2013
as Executive Vice President--Finance, Administration and Chief Financial
Officer. Mr. Hawaux will oversee Finance, Legal, Strategic Planning and Risk
Mr. Hawaux joins DICK's with over 30 years of experience, most recently as
President, Consumer Foods at ConAgra Foods, Inc., one of North America's
leading packaged food companies. Previously, he served as ConAgra Foods'
Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer from 2006 to 2009 and was
responsible for the company's Finance and Information System and Services
Prior to ConAgra Foods, Mr. Hawaux served as general manager of a large U.S.
division of PepsiAmericas and previously served as Chief Financial Officer for
Pepsi-Cola North America and Pepsi International's China business unit. Mr.
Hawaux holds a bachelor's degree in accounting from Pace University and an
M.B.A. from Southern New Hampshire University.
"We are pleased to welcome Andre to DICK's Sporting Goods and look forward to
leveraging his expertise in the years ahead," said Edward W. Stack, Chairman
and CEO." Andre's extensive background in finance, operations and global
business, along with his exceptional leadership and strategic acumen, will
further strengthen our senior management team and will be instrumental as we
execute our growth plans."
Mr. Hawaux succeeds Timothy Kullman, who is retiring as previously announced.
About DICK'S Sporting Goods, Inc.
DICK'S Sporting Goods, Inc. is an authentic full-line sporting goods retailer
offering a broad assortment of brand name sporting goods equipment, apparel
and footwear in a specialty store environment. The Company also owns and
operates Golf Galaxy, LLC, a golf specialty retailer. As of February 2, 2013,
the Company operated 518 DICK'S Sporting Goods stores in 44 states, 81 Golf
Galaxy stores in 30 states and eCommerce and catalog operations for both
DICK'S Sporting Goods and Golf Galaxy. DICK'S Sporting Goods, Inc. news
releases are available at http://www.DicksSportingGoods.com/investors. The
Company's website is not part of this press release.
Timothy E. Kullman, EVP – Finance, Administration and Chief Financial Officer
Anne-Marie Megela, VP – Treasury Services and Investor Relations
SOURCE DICK's Sporting Goods, Inc.
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