Tuesday, December 25th, 2018

Nike Announces a New President and CEO for Converse
Press Release

The athletic sportswear company announced that “G. Scott Uzzell will become President & CEO of Converse, Inc.”

Uzzell previously served as the President of Venturing & Emerging Brands Group for the Coca-Cola Company where he helped develop a portfolio of high-growth brands including Honest Tea, ZICO Coconut Water, and Fairlife Milk.

His role will be effective beginning on January 22nd, 2019.

WWE Extends its Partnership with Japan’s J-Sports
Press Release

The WWE, or World Wrestling Entertainment company, announced that it is extending its long-time partnership with J-Sports, a Japanese-based producer and broadcaster of sporting programs.

According to a company press release, the partnership is extending into its 22nd year “with a new agreement to broadcast WWE’s flagship shows Raw® and SmackDown® live in Japan.”

Geico Announces a New Assistant VP Marketing
Press Release

The second largest auto insurer in the US announced that it has promoted Amy Furman as the company’s new Assistant Vice President of Marketing.

She previously served as a marketing Director since 2002.

Furman will be responsible for digital advertising, brand, and production.