Dick’s adds a new executive
Dick’s Sporting Goods brings in a new executive to expand its e-commerce and supply chain efforts.
The company announced Vidya Jwala has been named Chief eCommerce and Supply Chain Officer. In this role, Jwala will be responsible for the Company's digital integration of eCommerce and Supply Chain efforts, and will report to Lauren Hobart, President of Dick’s Sporting Goods.
"As we continue to add new digital technology to our organization, Vidya will ensure that our ecommerce capabilities and supply chain serves as a key differentiator, enhancing our customer service efforts," said Hobart. "His experience will be critical in our digital transformation, and we are thrilled to welcome him to the DICK'S family."
Vidya joins DICK'S from Overstock.com, where he most recently served as Senior Vice President of Merchandising, Supply Chain, Technology & Customer Service, responsible for growing the organization's business, the overall vendor-engagement program and private label brands. Previously, he was Vice President of Merchandising & Operations at Walmart Stores, Inc., where he held a variety of multi-channel roles in merchandising, supply chain, sourcing and operations in the US, Brazil, and Asia.
As of Aug. 4, the company operated 729 Dick’s Sporting Goods locations across the United States.