Philip Knight - NIKE Insider

Co-Founder, Chairman and Chairman of Executive Committee

Mr. Philip H. Knight is Chairman of the Board of Nike Inc. He a director since 1968. Mr. Knight is a cofounder of the Company and except for the period from June 1983 through September 1984 served as its President from 1968 to 1990 and from June 2000 to December 2004. Prior to 1968 Mr. Knight was a certified public accountant with Price Waterhouse and Coopers Lybrand and was an Assistant Professor of Business Administration at Portland State University. Mr. Knight led NIKE from a small partnership founded on a handshake to the worlds largest athletic footwear apparel and equipment company. He has extensive knowledge of and experience in Company operations sports marketing manufacturing management accounting and financial matters which make him uniquely qualified to serve as Chairman of the Board.
Age: 76  Chairman Since 2004      

Management Efficiency

The company has return on total asset (ROA) of 12.85 % which means that it generated profit of $12.85 on every $100 spent on asset. This is normal as compared to the sector avarege. Similarly, it shows return on equity (ROE) of 1.8 % meaning that it generated $1.8 on every $100 dollars invested by stockholders.
The company has accumulated 2.19 B in total debt with debt to equity ratio (D/E) of 0.18 which may suggest the company is not taking enough advantage from borrowing. NIKE has Current Ratio of 2.67 suggesting that it is liquid and has the ability to pay its financial obligations in time and when they become due.

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Entity Summary

NIKE, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, designs, develops, markets, and sells athletic footwear, apparel, equipment, and accessories worldwide. NIKE (NIKE34) is traded on Commodity Exchange in USA. It is located in NIKE, Inc.Beaverton, OR and employs 70,700 people.

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Top Management

NIKE Leadership Team
Mark Parker, CEO
Kelley Hall, President
Douglas Houser, Director
Johnathan Rodgers, Director
Eric Sprunk, COO
John Slusher, President
Philip Knight, Chairman
John Lechleiter, Director
Hilary Krane, President
Bernard Pliska, President
John Thompson, Director
Jeanne Jackson, President
John Donahoe, Director
Phyllis Wise, Director, Ph.D
Adam Sussman, Executive
Tim Cook, Director
Donald Blair, Executive
Travis Knight, Director
Orin Smith, Director
David Ayre, President
Chris Abston, President
Timothy Cook, Director
Alan Graf, Director, MBA
Trevor Edwards, President
Elizabeth Comstock, Director
Andrew Campion, President, MBA
Michael Spillane, President
John Connors, Director
Michelle Peluso, Director

SAO Performance

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