Birmingham, Ala. — Jared Briskin is “highly respected within the industry and vendor community,” says Jeff Rosenthal, president and CEO of Hibbett Sports, Inc.
Birmingham, Ala. — Hibbett Sports, Inc., a sporting goods retailer, has promoted Jared Briskin to senior vice president and chief merchant. Briskin replaces Rebecca Jones, who recently left the company.
“Jared is a seasoned sporting goods merchant with more than 16 years’ experience with the company, starting as a buyer and progressing to vice president divisional merchandise manager of footwear and equipment,” says Jeff Rosenthal, president and CEO. “He is highly respected within the industry and vendor community, and has had responsibility for all areas of merchandising during his tenure with Hibbett. For these reasons, we expect a smooth transition of Jared into his new role.”
Hibbett Sports, Inc. operates sporting goods stores in small to mid-sized markets, predominately in the South, Southwest, Mid-Atlantic and Midwest regions of the United States. The company’s primary store format is Hibbett Sports, a 5,000-square-foot store located in strip centers and enclosed malls.
SOURCE: Hibbett Sports, Inc.