Foot Locker appoints Andrew Page as chief financial officer
New York-based specialty athletic retailer Foot Locker, Inc. announced on Thursday the appointment of Andrew E. Page as executive vice president and chief financial officer.
As of April 12, 2021, Page will replace Lauren B. Peters who is retiring from Foot Locker and will report directly to Richard Johnson, chairman and CEO. In his role, he will oversee Foot Locker's accounting, financial planning and analysis, investor relations, treasury, tax, internal audit, and risk management functions. He will also work closely with the executive team to advance Foot Locker's long-term strategies for continued probability.
"We are pleased to welcome Andrew as Foot Locker, Inc.'s next chief financial officer," said Johnson.
"Andrew has a track record of successfully leading finance functions, while optimizing enterprise growth, overseeing digital finance transformation, and driving strong financial and operational results. As we look towards the future and to deliver on our purpose to inspire and empower youth culture, Andrew's fresh perspective and capabilities will contribute to our focus on delivering profitable growth for our shareholders."
Page joins Foot Locker from Advance Auto Parts, Inc. where he served as senior vice president, chief accounting officer and controller. Previously, he served as senior vice president and chief accounting officer at Under Armour, Inc., where he managed all accounting functions globally.
Earlier in his career, Page held finance roles at FTI Consulting, Inc., AES Corporation, Inc., General Electric's Consumer and Industrial division, and Discovery Communications, Inc. after beginning his career in public accounting working at both Ernst & Young and PricewaterhouseCoopers.
"I am thrilled to join this incredible team with a proud history at such a pivotal time,” said Page.
“I look forward to working closely with Dick and the rest of Foot Locker's leadership team to help shape the Company's future in our next stage of growth. Together, we are committed to leading a bold agenda that creates meaningful customer experiences and delivers value for shareholders and all stakeholders.”
Foot Locker, which operates some 3,000 points of sale in 27 countries, reported annual net income of $323 million on sales of $7.55 billion in 2020.
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