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Nike Replaces Top Executive Who Left After Report on Son

  • Sarah Mensah will become general manager of North America
  • CEO also reportedly addressed concerns in all-hands meeting
Sarah Mensah

Sarah Mensah

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Nike Inc., the world’s largest athletic brand, named a replacement for a top executive who resigned after a report detailing her son’s lucrative business reselling sneakers.

Sarah Mensah takes over as vice president and general manager of Nike’s North American operations, effective immediately, the company said in a statement Tuesday, overseeing sales, marketing and merchandising in the region. She had worked as a senior executive at the NBA’s Portland Trail Blazers before joining Nike in 2013.