5 Things You Need to Know About the New Nike CEO

Here are five things you need to know about Nike's new CEO, John Donahoe. Learn more about the ex-eBay CEO here.

John Donahoe
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John Donahoe

Nike shocked the footwear industry today after announcing 13-year CEO Mark Parker would be stepping down from his position early next year. Taking his place on Jan. 13 will be John Donahoe, an experienced CEO who has served on Nike's board of directors since 2014.

While the news may come as a surprise to most, Donahoe has been cutting his teeth in similar roles at high profile companies for much of his career. Read on to find out more about the man who will soon be calling the shots at the Swoosh.

He's the Ex-CEO of eBay

John Donahoe

This Will Be His Fourth Time Named CEO

John Donahoe

He's Younger Than Mark Parker

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He Was Credited With Pushing for Diversity at eBay

John Donahoe

His Routine Was Inspired by Obama

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