Mark King named president of Adidas America

Mark King named president of Adidas America

King has been the CEO of TaylorMade-adidas Golf since 2003.

He replaces Patrik Nilsson, who will move to his native Sweden to become chief executive of fashion brand GANT.

King, 54, will be in charge of all Adidas and Reebok operations in the North American market and report directly to Roland Auschel, member of the Executive Board of adidas AG, responsible for Global Sales, the company said in a news release.

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