DICK’S Sporting Goods Names New Chief Technology Officer

PITTSBURGH — November 14, 2017 — DICK’S Sporting Goods today announced Paul Gaffney has been named Chief Technology Officer, effective November 20. In this role, Gaffney will be responsible for the company’s technology, including infrastructure, eCommerce platforms and new and evolving digital platforms.

“Paul is joining the company at a critical time as we’re evolving every day through our digital transformation efforts,” said Edward W. Stack, chairman & CEO. “Paul’s experience will make an immediate impact on the company and we’re thrilled to welcome him to the Dick’S family.”

Gaffney joins Dick’S from The Home Depot, where he most recently served as the senior vice president of Information Technology, responsible for the organization’s software engineering, user-centered design and applications. While at The Home Depot, Gaffney was responsible for leading their digital revolution, inspiring the engineering team to deliver customer focused software to millions of customers and over 400,000 associates.

“I’m excited to join the Dick’S Sporting Goods team at this important time of focus and investment in technology as a key enabler to better communicate with and serve our customers,” Gaffney said.

Throughout his career, Gaffney held a variety of senior leadership roles, most notably serving as president and CEO with AAA Northern California. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from Harvard University and is a Henry Crown Fellow at the Aspen Institute.

Posted November 14, 2017

Source: DICK’S Sporting Goods, Inc.