Nike Names New VP of Men’s Athletic Training

NEW YORK — Nike Inc. announced last Wednesday the promotion of Kris Aman to VP and GM of men’s athletic training.

In his new position, Aman will head a consumer-oriented focus on footwear, apparel and equipment for men’s athletic training, as well as have duties for American football and baseball. Aman, 39, has been with the Beaverton, Ore.-based company for 12 years. He most recently served as the global GM of Beijing ’08, which Nike called its most ambitious brand project in its history.

“Kris is a seasoned and dynamic leader with a proven track record of creating innovative, deep and rich brand experiences,” Trevor Edwards, VP of global brand and category management, said in a statement. “He takes over a strong business, and we look forward to his leadership as we drive and grow our training business worldwide.”