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Feb 08, 2022

Foot Locker names Robert Higginbotham as vice president of investor relations

Higginbotham comes recently from Guidepoint Global

Robert Higginbotham is the new vice president of investor relations at US-based retailer Foot Locker.

Higginbotham, an experienced analyst across the buy side and sell side, most recently worked at expert network Guidepoint Global where he led a team focused on the consumer and retail sectors.

Robert Higginbotham

Prior to that, he worked as senior analyst and co-portfolio manager at Brazilian financial services company Banco BTG Pactual.

Other previous roles include vice president and senior analyst at SunTrust Robinson Humphrey and vice president in equity research at Goldman Sachs.

'Significant' experience 

‘Robert brings significant financial and analytical experience and a deep understanding of the investment process, and we are delighted to welcome him to the Foot Locker team,’ says Andrew Page, the company’s CFO, in a statement.

‘Robert has spent his career as an analyst focused on the retail, footwear and apparel sectors.  I look forward to working closely with him as we continue executing on Foot Locker’s global growth strategy, advancing our omni-channel ecosystem, creating value for shareholders and sharing our progress with our stakeholders.’

Higginbotham takes over the IR role from James Lance, who is becoming vice president of financial planning & analysis at Foot Locker.