Monique Matheson, Nike (US)

2021 HRD Global 100

EVP, chief human resources officer

Monique Matheson, executive vice president and chief human resources officer, is a 19-year Nike veteran. She was most recently vice president and chief talent and diversity officer, with the remit of overseeing all aspects of talent management and diversity and inclusion. She has held roles of increasing seniority within the company, including VP and senior business partner, leading HR for North America, global product creation (footwear, apparel, and equipment), global finance and NIKE affiliates. Matheson started her career practicing employment law with degrees from Indiana University and the University of Washington.