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Nike Reckoning Includes Departure of Senior Female Executive

Matthew Townsend
Nike Reckoning Includes Departure of Senior Female Executive

Nike Inc.’s workplace reckoning continues, with several more senior executives exiting, including a woman who’d spent more than two decades at the sneaker giant. Helen Kim, vice president of Nike East for North America, and Simon Pestridge, global vice president of marketing for performance categories, are no longer at the company, a Nike spokesman confirmed after inquiries from Bloomberg News. Steve Lesnard, the head of running in North America, and Tommy Kain, Nike’s director of sports marketing, have also left, a spokesman confirmed.