Jon Wexler and Adidas Part Ways After 18-Year Tenure

Over the past decade, Adidas YEEZY GM Jon Wexler aka “Wex” became a household name amongst streetwear culture and sneaker lovers alike. According to an internal memo sent to employees Monday, Wexler was to depart the brand on Aug. 31 to pursue interests outside of the company. Further specifics regarding the exit weren’t announced. Wexler however did issue a statement saying My (combined) 18 years at [Adidas] have been the heart of my career. As my role at Adidas evolved, I tried to help the brand grow via innovative partnerships and transformative collaborations with the world’s most prolific creatives. From the people who gave me my first opportunity here, to all of the incredible people I’ve had the pleasure of working with along the way, there are too many of you to thank – but know that I am deeply grateful for every one of you. I leave the brand with nothing but [love] for Adidas and the entire extended Adidas family. Very excited for what the next chapter will bring!”

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