Foot Locker, Inc.

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Company Profile
Company Name Foot Locker, Inc.
CEO Name Ken Hicks
CEO Compensation $14,059,147
CEO Retirement Assets $1,925,000
Underfunded Company Pension -$65,000,000
Annual Company Revenue $5,623,000,000
Territorial Tax Break $269,850,000
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2011 data unless otherwise noted.
©2013 Center for Media and Democracy

Foot Locker, Inc. describes itself as "a leading global retailer of athletically inspired shoes and apparel. Headquartered in New York City, the Company operates 3,369 athletic retail stores in 23 countries in North American, Europe, Australia, and New Zealand under the brand names Foot Locker, Lady Foot Locker, Kids Foot Locker, Footaction, Champs Sports, and CCS."[1]

In 2011, Foot Locker recorded sales (revenues) of $5,623 million.[2]

Ties to Pete Peterson's "Fix the Debt"

The Campaign to Fix the Debt is the latest incarnation of a decades-long effort by former Nixon man turned Wall Street billionaire Pete Peterson to slash earned benefit programs such as Social Security and Medicare under the guise of fixing the nation's "debt problem." Foot Locker, Inc. is part of the Campaign to Fix the Debt as of February 2013.

This article is part of the Center for Media and Democracy's investigation of Pete Peterson's Campaign to "Fix the Debt." Please visit our main SourceWatch page on Fix the Debt.

About Fix the Debt
The Campaign to Fix the Debt is the latest incarnation of a decades-long effort by former Nixon man turned Wall Street billionaire Pete Peterson to slash earned benefit programs such as Social Security and Medicare under the guise of fixing the nation's "debt problem." Through a special report and new interactive wiki resource, the Center for Media and Democracy -- in partnership with the Nation magazine -- exposes the funding, the leaders, the partner groups, and the phony state "chapters" of this astroturf supergroup. Learn more at PetersonPyramid.org and in the Nation magazine.


Personnel

Board of Directors

As of 2012:[3]

  • Ken C. Hicks -- Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer
  • Nicholas DiPaolo -- Retired Vice Chairman and Chief Operating Officer Bernard Chaus, Inc.
  • Alan D. Feldman -- Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer Midas, Inc.
  • Jarobin Gilbert Jr. -- President and Chief Executive Officer DBSS Group, Inc.
  • Guillermo G. Marmol – President Marmol & Associates
  • Matthew M. McKenna -- President and Chief Executive Officer Keep America Beautiful, Inc.
  • James E. Preston -- Retired Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer Avon Products, Inc.
  • Allen Questrom -- Senior Advisor Lee Equity Partners
  • David Y. Schwartz -- Independent Business Advisor and Consultant
  • Cheryl Nido Turpin -- Retired President and Chief Executive Officer The Limited Stores
  • Dona D. Young -- Retired Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer The Phoenix Companies, Inc.

Corporate Management

As of 2012:[3]

  • Ken C. Hicks -- Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer
  • Richard A. Johnson -- Executive Vice President and Group President – Retail Stores
  • Robert W. McHugh -- Executive Vice President – Operations Support
  • Lauren B. Peters -- Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Senior Vice Presidents:

  • Gary M. Bahler -- General Counsel and Secretary
  • Jeffrey L. Berk -- Real Estate
  • Peter D. Brown -- Chief Information Officer
  • Giovanna Cipriano -- Chief Accounting Officer
  • Laurie J. Petrucci -- Human Resources

Vice Presidents:

  • Joseph N. Bongiorno -- Logistics
  • James T. Bulzis -- Global Sourcing and Team Edition
  • Sheilagh M. Clarke -- Associate General Counsel and Assistant Secretary
  • Natalie M. Ellis -- Strategic Planning
  • John A. Maurer -- Treasurer and Investor Relations
  • Patricia A. Peck -- Human Resources
  • Dennis E. Sheehan -- Deputy General Counsel
  • Bernard F. Steenman -- Risk Management
  • Stephen D. Jacobs -- President and Chief Executive Officer Foot Locker/Lady Foot Locker/Kids Foot Locker/Footaction
  • Nicholas Jones -- Managing Director Foot Locker Canada
  • Lewis P. Kimble -- President and Chief Executive Officer Foot Locker Europe
  • Phillip G. Laing -- Managing Director Foot Locker Asia/Pacific
  • Bryon W. Milburn -- President and Chief Executive Officer Champs Sports
  • Dowe S. Tillema -- President and Chief Executive Officer Footlocker.com/Eastbay/CCS

Contact details

Foot Locker, Inc.
112 West 34th Street
New York, New York 10120

Phone (212) 720-3700

website: www.footlocker-inc.com

Articles and resources

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References

  1. Foot Locker, Inc., "About the Company", organization website, accessed January 22, 2013
  2. Foot Locker, Inc., "2011 Annual Report", organizational document, page 1.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Foot Locker, Inc., "2011 Annual Report", organizational document, inside back cover.
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