CEO – EMEA (Foot Locker)
Vijay Talwar is an accomplished multinational business leader with 25+ years of broad industry experience in consumer products, online, sports and retail sectors encompassing both emerging and premium brands.
In February 2019 Vijay was promoted to CEO, Foot Locker EMEA, becoming an executive officer of Foot Locker, Inc. In his role Vijay focuses on driving productivity and capitalizing on growth opportunities, while furthering an elevated multi-channel experience across this important geography. Vijay is responsible for guiding strategic direction and vision for the Foot Locker Europe and RPG brands, including franchise operations.
In September 2016, Vijay joined Foot Locker, Inc. as President – Digital and overseeing the portfolio of Footlocker.com digital businesses including Champs Sports, Foot Action, Eastbay and Six:02.
Vijay has served as the CEO, CFO and President of International at Blue Nile. He joined Blue Nile in 2010 and started the International division at Blue Nile.
From 2008 to 2010, Vijay was the Chief Executive Officer of the William J. Clinton Foundation India, a global 501c nongovernmental organization established to provide healthcare and sustainability programs across India and South Asia.
From 2002 to 2008, Vijay worked at Nike, Inc, where Vijay served as the Chief Operating Officer for the Central Europe, Middle East and Africa. Prior to that role, he served in multiple finance, strategy and business development roles at Nike. Prior to Nike, Vijay was a Consultant at Bain & Company, a global management consulting firm.
Vijay holds an MBA from the University of Chicago.