Nike: The founder Chairman leaves

4 July 2015

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Past will be Phil Knight in the position of Chairman in Nike, in 2016. He founded the company together with Bill Bowerman and heads (as CEO until 2004 and then chairman) for 48 consecutive years.

As regards the replacement is considered very likely that will be by the current CEO Mark Parker, who works for the company since 2006, and will take the anointing. “This company has been a lifetime passion for me,” Knight argued, under whose leadership, Nike managed to reach a market value of EUR 80 million.