January 11, 2016 – President and CEO of Nike Mark G. Parker Joins Walt Disney Company Board of Directors
“…Mark is widely recognized for driving the stellar growth of an industry-leading brand. His keen insight into consumers and his broad experience in international markets make him a great fit for the Disney Board.” Walt Disney Company President and CEO Bob Iger
On January 11, 2016, it was announced that President and CEO of Nike, Inc., Mark G, Parker, was elected to the Walt Disney Company Board of Directors. Parker began at Nike in 1979 as one of the company’s first footwear designers, and moved up the ranks to become the CEO and President in 2006. Parker is also renowned for expanding the growth of the company’s global business portfolio, along with leading the way in product design. His addition to the board brings the membership of the Disney Board of Directors to 12.