Cabela’s names Scott Williams as new president

Scott K. Williams has been appointed president of Cabela’s Inc., effective immediately, the company announced Tuesday.

Williams, previously the company’s executive vice president and chief commercial officer, will take on additional responsibility for U.S. retail operations and all operations in Canada.

“Scott has made a tremendous contribution to Cabela’s over the past five years, and his wealth of commercial and marketing experience has been an invaluable asset to the Company,” said CEO Tommy Millner. “We continue to take action to align our organization around Vision 2020, through which we will focus on serving our core customers and creating value for our shareholders, and Scott’s appointment as president is an important step in that process. We look forward to benefiting from Scott’s leadership and strategic expertise as we execute on our strategy.”

Williams stated, “Cabela’s is an outstanding company with a strong brand, a solid financial foundation, and perhaps the most loyal and engaged customers of any national retailer, and I am honored to be named President. I look forward to working with our team of tireless and dedicated outfitters to drive progress towards our goal of being the world’s best omni-channel retailer, while driving improved performance in both revenue growth and profitability.”

Williams has been with Cabela’s since October 2011, serving in several roles. He was previously president of Fanatics, Inc., and held executive positions at Walmart and Office Max.


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