Foot Locker in the United States appoints Robert Higginbotham as vice president of investor relations
Higginbotham spent nearly 20 years 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 and footwear, most recently leading a consumer and retail research team at Guidepoint Global. He was previously senior analyst and co-portfolio manager at Banco BTG Pactual; vice president and principal analyst at SunTrust Robinson Humphrey; and vice president of equity research at Goldman Sachs, among other roles, and is a chartered chartered financial analyst, the company said in a press release.
“Higginbotham 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. He has spent his career as an analyst specializing in the retail, footwear and apparel industries. I look forward to working closely with him as we continue to execute Foot Locker’s global growth strategy, advance our omnichannel ecosystem, create shareholder value and share our progress with our stakeholders,” Page said in a statement.
Foot Locker, a specialty sports retailer in the United States, has appointed Robert Higginbotham as Vice President, Investor Relations. He will lead Foot Locker’s investor relations function, including engagement with the company’s shareholders, investors and analyst community. He will report to Andrew Page, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.
James Lance, who previously held this position, continues with the organization in an expanded role as Vice President, Financial Planning and Analysis.
Fibre2Fashion Information Desk (GK)