Navdeep Gupta has been appointed executive vice president and chief financial officer at Dick’s Sporting Goods, effective October 1, 2021. Gupta will oversee the company’s finances, investor relations, accounting and business development functions.

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The company added that Gupta, who has been with Dick’s since November 2017 as senior vice president, finance & chief accounting officer, succeeds Lee Belitsky, who has served as executive vice president, chief financial officer, since October 2016. As EVP, Belitsky will continue to supervise several key areas, including supply chain, real-estate, construction, and GameChanger.

“We are delighted to announce Navdeep’s promotion,” said Lauren Hobart, the company’s president and CEO, adding, “His keen financial acumen and strategic vision will be instrumental to the continued growth of the company.” Gupta was a Lieutenant in Indian Navy and held various management positions at Sprint Nextel earlier in his career.

“I am extremely honored to support Lauren and Ed during the next phase of our growth journey,” added Gupta.