Pittsburgh — DICK'S Sporting Goods has named Vidya Jwala as chief e-commerce and supply chain officer. In this role, Jwala will be responsible for the company's digital integration of e-commerce 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," says 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 U.S., Brazil and Asia.
Founded in 1948, DICK'S Sporting Goods, Inc. is a leading omni-channel sporting goods retailer. As of August 4, 2018, the company operated 729 DICK'S Sporting Goods locations across the United States. Headquartered in Pittsburgh, DICK'S also owns and operates Golf Galaxy and Field & Stream specialty stores. For more information, visit http://www.dickssportinggoods.com.
SOURCE: DICK'S Sporting Goods, Inc.