Hibbett Promotes its Chief Merchant to Executive Vice President

by Katie Lee

Birmingham, Ala. — Hibbett, Inc., an athletic-inspired fashion retailer, has promoted Jared Briskin to executive vice president, merchandising, effective immediately. A 23-year veteran of the company, Briskin will be responsible for merchandising, planning, allocation and supply chain.

Briskin joined the company in April 1998 as a buyer and has held positions of increasing responsibility over the years in such leadership roles as vice president over various aspects of the business from June 2004 through September 2014 to senior vice president and chief merchant since September 2014.

“Jared has been a cornerstone of Hibbett’s success and growth over his many years of service with the company,” says Mike Longo, president and CEO. “Jared is an important asset to the organization and will gain increased responsibility for supply chain to develop and execute strategies that build the position of Hibbett|City Gear as a leading fashion specialty retailer.”

Hibbett, headquartered in Birmingham, Ala., is a leading athletic-inspired fashion retailer with 1,080 Hibbett and City Gear specialty stores located in 35 states nationwide. For more information, visit www.hibbett.com.




SOURCE: Hibbett, Inc.

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