Brooks is currently senior PR manager for Nike Europe, based in Amsterdam, where he has worked for the past three years.
Prior to that he was a PR manager for Nike in London, working under Lindsey Sexton-Chadwick, whose job he will take over on 1 August.
Sexton-Chadwick is currently on maternity leave, but will return to head integrated marketing for Nike’s women’s product lines in January. Sexton-Chadwick joined Nike from Diageo in 2003.
In his European role, Brooks is responsible for the sportswear maker’s involvement in football.