Williams, who will take charge on Jan. 14, most recently headed the world’s biggest beverage maker’s partnership with fast-food chain McDonald’s.
He will replace Larry Miller who will become the chairman of the newly created Jordan Brand advisory board, Nike said.
Jordan Brand is a premium brand of footwear, apparel and accessories inspired by the legacy of former basketball player Michael Jordan.
Reporting by Laharee Chatterjee in Bengaluru; Editing by Sriraj Kalluvila
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