The former chief financial officer at Indianapolis-based hhgregg Inc. (NYSE: HGG) has taken a similar role with a Colorado company. Jeremy Aguilar began his new position this week as CFO of sporting goods retailer Sports Authority.
February 4, 2014
Englewood, Colo. — Sports Authority, one of the nation's largest full-line sporting goods retailers, today announced that Jeremy J. Aguilar has joined the company as Chief Financial Officer, effective February 3, 2014. He joins Sports Authority from h.h.gregg where he has worked since 2005 and has been the Chief Financial Officer since 2009.
“Jeremy's expertise in finance and accounting will play a critical role in further strengthening Sports Authority,” stated Michael E. Foss, Chief Executive Officer of Sports Authority. “He will be a valuable asset to the team, we are thrilled to have him on board.”
Aguilar served in several roles at h.h.gregg, including Interim Chief Financial Officer, Vice President and Controller and Director of Financial Reporting. He was involved in h.h.gregg’s Initial Public Offering as its controller in 2008. As their CFO, he led a secondary stock offering and had ongoing involvement with equity analysts. Earlier in his career, Aguilar worked at KPMG LLP. He holds a BS in Accounting and Computer Information Systems from Indiana University and will be relocating to Denver from Indianapolis.
About Sports Authority
Headquartered in Englewood, CO, Sports Authority is one of the nation’s largest full-line sporting goods retailers with more than 465 locations across 43 states and Puerto Rico. Sports Authority offers a broad range of sporting goods from leading brands and is the active family’s destination for footwear, apparel, fitness, team sports and outdoor recreation. The League by Sports Authority, a free and easy rewards program, offers members 5% back after they spend $100 or more during a quarterly period. For a list of store locations and information, or to shop online, visit www.sportsauthority.com. Sports Authority also owns and operates ten S.A. Elite Sports Authority locations that offer a premiere assortment of high-end performance apparel, footwear and accessories. Visit www.saelite.com for more information. Follow Sports Authority on Facebook (http://facebook.com/SportsAuthority) and Twitter (http://twitter.com/SportsAuthority).
Source: Sports Authority