Home Depot vet joins Dick's

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Home Depot vet joins Dick's

By Gina Acosta - 11/20/2017

Dick's Sporting Goods is adding some tech expertise to its leadership.

Former Home Depot IT guru Paul Gaffney has been named Chief Technology Officer at Dick's. In this role, Gaffney will be responsible for the Company's technology, including infrastructure, eCommerce platforms and new and evolving digital platforms.

"Paul is joining the Company at a critical time as we're evolving every day through our digital transformation efforts," said Edward W. Stack, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer. "Paul's experience will make an immediate impact on the Company and we're thrilled to welcome him to the DICK'S family."

Gaffney joins DICK'S from The Home Depot, where he most recently served as the Senior Vice President of Information Technology, responsible for the organization's software engineering, user-centered design and applications. While at The Home Depot, Gaffney was responsible for leading their digital revolution, inspiring the engineering team to deliver customer focused software to millions of customers and over 400,000 associates.

Dick's operates more than 715 stores across the United States.