Peter Land serves as Senior Vice President and Chief Communications and Sustainability Officer, a role he has held since joining DICK'S Sporting Goods in July 2020. In this role, Mr. Land is responsible for all internal and external communications and develops and oversees all elements of the company’s enterprise ESG strategy. He works closely with other members of the leadership team to ensure sustainability is integrated into business and that the company stays on track to meet its goals.
Prior to joining DICK'S, Mr. Land was Partner at Finsbury, a consulting firm specializing in corporate reputation, crisis management, and capital markets. Earlier, he was Global Head of Corporate Communications at AOL, and prior to that, he held senior communications positions at PepsiCo and senior leadership roles at Kraft Foods in Europe, Breeders' Cup, the NBA, and Edelman. He began his career as a reporter and editor with The Washington Post.
He currently serves on the board of directors of The DICK'S Sporting Goods Foundation, the Shirley Povich Center for Sports Journalism, and UJA’s Sports for Youth. He also serves as an advisor to Sandy Hook Promise. For the last 23 years, he has been an adjunct professor at New York University’s Stern School of Business.
Mr. Land earned his bachelor of arts degree in history from Duke University.