Academy Sports activities + Outside Appoints Theresa E. Palermo to its Board of Administrators

Printed: Jul. 21, 2022 at 8:20 AM CDT

KATY, Texas, July 21, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Academy Sports activities and Outside, Inc. (“Academy” or the “Firm”) (Nasdaq: ASO) introduced immediately, efficient instantly, the appointment of Theresa E. Palermo to its Board of Administrators (the “Board”) and Nominating and Governance Committee. With this variation, Academy’s Board now contains 9 administrators.

“Theresa is an skilled advertising and marketing and eCommerce retail government with a monitor file of driving gross sales and site visitors for each vertical and nationwide manufacturers who might be extremely worthwhile to Academy and our Board as we enter an incredible progress part,” mentioned Ken C. Hicks, Academy Chairman, President and Chief Government Officer. “Ms. Palermo’s ardour for the Academy model, alongside together with her spectacular background targeted on the omnichannel buyer expertise throughout all contact factors, will profit Academy as we additional improve our focused advertising and marketing efforts, develop our eCommerce enterprise, and develop our retailer base.”

Palermo has over 20 years of selling expertise with retail firms along with retail digital and eCommerce expertise. Ms. Palermo has served as Senior Vice President, Related Commerce and Advertising and marketing at Signet Jewelers Restricted, since October 2019. Ms. Palermo additionally served as Senior Vice President, Advertising and marketing of Neiman Marcus Group, Inc. from August 2017 till October 2019. Ms. Palermo has additionally served as Government Vice President and Chief Advertising and marketing Officer of Vera Bradley Inc. from April 2015 till August 2017. Ms. Palermo held different senior positions and roles at Fossil Group Inc., Collective Manufacturers, Inc., The Timberland Firm, Polaroid Company, and United Communications Group Restricted.  She is a graduate of Auburn College with a Bachelor of Science in Advertising and marketing and earned a Grasp of Enterprise Administration from Simmons College.

About Academy Sports activities + Outside

Academy is a number one full-line sporting items and out of doors recreation retailer in america. Initially based in 1938 as a household enterprise in Texas, Academy has grown to 260 shops throughout 16 states. Academy’s mission is to offer “Enjoyable for All”, and Academy fulfills this mission with a localized merchandising technique and worth proposition that strongly connects with a broad vary of customers. Academy’s product assortment focuses on key classes of outside, attire, footwear and sports activities & recreation by way of each main nationwide manufacturers and a portfolio of personal label manufacturers. For extra data, go to

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