Sharen J. Turney
Sharen J. Turney has served as a member of the board of directors of Academy Sports and Outdoors, Inc. since August 2021. Ms. Turney served as the Chief Executive Officer of Russia-based jeans brand Gloria Jeans from November 2018 until November 2019. She served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Victoria’s Secret, a division of L Brands, Inc., from July 2006 until February 2016, and as President and Chief Executive Officer of Victoria’s Secret Direct, the brand’s catalogue and e-commerce operation, from May 2000 until July 2006. Prior to that, Ms. Turney spent 10 years in various executive roles, including President and Chief Executive Officer of Neiman Marcus Direct, the direct marketing division of Neiman Marcus Group. Ms. Turney has also served as an advisor to several retailers and technology companies. Currently, Ms. Turney serves on the Board of Directors of Alliance Data Systems Corp., including on its Nominating and Governance Committee and as Chair of its Compensation Committee. Previously, Ms. Turney spent two years on the Board of Directors of Sweden-based designer sock and underwear brand Happy Socks AB, seven years on the Board of Directors of M/ I Homes, Inc., and two years on the Board of Directors of FULLBEAUTY Brands. Additionally, Ms. Turney serves as a Director of the University of Oklahoma Foundation, including on its Investment Committee, and served as a Director of Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Inc., including as Chairman of the Board of its Research Institute. Ms. Turney received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Oklahoma and serves on the Baker Retailing Center Industry Advisory Board at Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.