Hibbett Sports executive chairman to hand off operational responsibilities

|About: Hibbett Sports, Inc. (HIBB)|By:, SA News Editor

Hibbett Sports (HIBB +0.5%) executive chairman Mickey Newsome will transition to the position of non-executive chairman. Newsome will hand off the day-to-day reigns of Hibbett, which he led for 48 years, at the end of the fiscal year.

In conjunction, CEO Jeff Rosenthal has been appointed to the board.