G. Scott Uzzell

Occupation: Businessman;

Position: President & CEO, Converse, Inc.;

Company: NIKE;

Industry: Apparel, Accessories, Sports equipment;

Residence: United States;

Nationality: American;

G. Scott Uzzell

G. Scott Uzzell is President & CEO of Converse, Inc., since January 2019. He leads all aspects of the business globally and successfully returning the company to the Basketball category.

Work Experience

  • President & CEO, Converse, Jan 2019 – Present, 2 yrs 10 mos, Boston, Massachusetts.
  • President, Venturing & Emerging Brands Unit (Venture Capital  Business Unit), The Coca-Cola Company, May 2014 – Jan 2019, 4 yrs 9 mos, Atlanta, Ga. 
  • President/EVP Chief Commercial Officer, ZICO Beverages, LLC, Oct 2012 – May 2014, 1 yr 8 mos, El Segundo, Ca.

Board and Advisor Roles

Mr. Uzzell serves or served on the boards of:

  • Board Member, SC Johnson, Jan 2020 – Present, 1 yr 10 mos.
  • Board Member (Acquired Jan ‘19), State Bank and Trust Company, Dec 2017 – Feb 2019, 1 yr 3 mos. 
  • Board Member, The Executive Leadership Council.
  • Board Member, Florida A&M University Foundation Board. 

Education

Mr. Uzzell received his MBA from the University of Chicago and a bachelor’s degree in business from Florida A&M University.

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