Mr. Richard A. Johnson, also known as Dick, has been the Chief Executive Officer and President of Foot Locker, Inc. since December 1, 2014. Mr. Johnson served as Chief Operating Officer at Foot Locker, Inc. from May 16, 2012 to November 30, 2014 and served as its Executive Vice President from July 2011 to November 30, 2014. Mr. Johnson served as a Vice President of Merchandising at Eastbay, Inc. Mr. Johnson served as the Chief Executive Officer and President of Foot
Although established in 1974, and founded as a separate company in 1988, Foot Locker is a successor corporation to the F. W. Woolworth Company (“Woolworth’s”), as many of its freestanding stores were former Woolworth's locations. The company operates the eponymous “Foot Locker” chain of athletic footwear retail outlets (along with “Kids Foot Locker” and “Lady Foot Locker” stores), and other athletic-based divisions including Champs Sports, Footaction USA, CCS, House Of Hoops, and Eastbay/Footlocker.com, which owns the rights to Final Score. The company is also famous for its employees' uniforms at its flagship Foot Locker chain, resembling those of referees.