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Mark Parker

Mark Parker at the World Economic Forum in Davos in January 2008.
Born Poughkeepsie, New York, USA
Alma mater Penn State University
Occupation CEO of Nike, Inc.

Mark Parker is Nike, Inc.'s third CEO, after William Perez resigned in January 2006 citing differences with his predecessor as CEO, Phil Knight.

Parker was born in Poughkeepsie, New York and earned his bachelor's degree in political science at Penn State University in 1977. He joined Nike in 1979 as a footwear designer based in its R&D facility in Exeter, New Hampshire.

Parker has held a variety of positions during his tenure at Nike. Prior to becoming CEO, he served as co-president (with Charlie Denson) of the Nike brand beginning March 2001. Parker's salary for 2008 was $7.6 million.

Parker has committed to ensuring that Nike remain environmentally conscious. After 10 years of work, Parker and his team launched the first "Green Shoe" that adheres to the principles of sustainability.Nike's (clean) Air Jordans CNN

Compensation

While CEO of Nike in 2008, Mark G. Parker earned a total compensation of $7,620,744, which included a base salary of $1,376,923, a cash bonus of $2,682,684, stocks granted of $1,500,000, and options granted of $1,872,450.[1]

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