Foot Locker Appoints Vice President, Investor Relations
Foot Locker Inc. has appointed Robert Higginbotham as Vice President, Investor Relations.
Higginbotham is responsible for leading Foot Locker’s investor relations function, including engagement with the company’s shareholders, investors and analyst community. He reports to Andrew Page, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.
“Robert brings significant financial and analytical experience and a deep understanding of the investment process, and we are delighted to welcome him to the Foot Locker team,” Page said. “Robert has spent his career as an analyst focused on the retail, footwear and apparel industries. I look forward to working closely with him as we continue to implement the Foot Locker’s global growth strategy, advancing our omnichannel ecosystem, creating shareholder value and sharing our progress with our stakeholders.
Higginbotham is a 20-year veteran on Wall Street as an equity research analyst and portfolio manager covering the consumer and internet sectors for sell-side and buy-side including retail, e-commerce, apparel, footwear, and most recently leading a consumer and retail research team at Guidepoint Global, LLC. He was previously senior analyst and co-portfolio manager at Banco BTG Pactual SA; vice president and principal analyst, SunTrust Robinson Humphrey, Inc; and Vice President, Equity Research, Goldman Sachs & Co., among other roles. He holds the charter of Chartered Financial Analyst.
James Lancewho previously held this position, continues with the organization in an expanded role as Vice President, Financial Planning and Analysis.