Michelle Peluso Joins NIKE, Inc.’s Board of Directors
BEAVERTON, Ore. -- April 17, 2014
NIKE, Inc. (NYSE:NKE) today announced that Michelle A. Peluso has been
appointed to the Company’s Board of Directors.
Peluso, 42, is Chief Executive Officer of Gilt, www.gilt.com, aninnovative
online shopping destination offering its members special access to the most
inspiring merchandise and experiences every day, at insider prices.
“Michelle’s leadership experience in marketing, branding, innovation, and
digital media for global brands makes her an outstanding addition to our
board,” said Philip H. Knight, NIKE co-founder and chairman. “We look forward
to her contributions to expand NIKE’s position as the world’s leading athletic
brand and industry innovator.”
Peluso served on the Gilt board of directors until her appointment as Chief
Executive Officer last year. Prior to joining Gilt, she served as Global
Consumer Chief Marketing and Internet Officer of Citigroup Inc. from 2009 to
2013, and from 2002 to 2009, she held senior management positions at
Travelocity.com LP, being appointed Chief Operating Officer in 2003, and
President and Chief Executive Officer in 2004. Prior to joining Travelocity,
in 1999 she founded Site59, an online travel site, serving as its Chief
Executive Officer until its acquisition by Travelocity in 2002. Peluso was
also a director of OpenTable, Inc. from 2008 to 2012.
About NIKE, Inc.
NIKE, Inc. based near Beaverton, Oregon, is the world's leading designer,
marketer and distributor of authentic athletic footwear, apparel, equipment
and accessories for a wide variety of sports and fitness activities. Wholly
owned NIKE subsidiaries include Converse Inc., which designs, markets and
distributes athletic footwear, apparel and accessories, and Hurley
International LLC, which designs, markets and distributes action sports and
youth lifestyle footwear, apparel and accessories. For more information, visit
Vice President, NIKE Global Corporate Communications
Kellie Leonard, +1-503-671-6171
Vice President, NIKE Treasury and Investor Relations
Kelley Hall, +1-503-532-3793
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