Four Nike Execs Depart In One-Month Span As Diversity, Conduct Come Under Scrutiny

In the latest in a string of executive departures at Nike, VP of Express Lane Footwear Greg Thompson has left the company. The departure came a week after the iconic athletic brand’s VP of Diversity and Inclusion, Antoine Andrews, resigned from his position.

Nike has not given any details into the departures of either Thompson or Andrews, with the resignations occurring a month after Brand President Trevor Edwards and Global Categories VP Jayme Martin stepped down. After Edwards’ departure, Nike revealed it was reviewing improper workplace conduct in the executive ranks at the athletic apparel giant.

There have been no direct allegations of misconduct against Edwards, who will continue to serve as an advisor to Nike CEO Mark Parker until August 2018. Edwards was once viewed as Parker’s successor, but the latter indicated he would remain Chairman and CEO of…