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Nike Founder Phil Knight To Step Down In '16, Appoints CEO Mark Parker As SuccessorPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 01 / 15
Nike co-Founder & Chair PHIL KNIGHT yesterday "announced plans to step away from the company" and recommended that CEO MARK PARKER replace him, which is "likely to occur" in '16, according to Allan Brettman of the Portland OREGONIAN. Knight, 77, also announced that he had "created a limited ...
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