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Skechers SVP of Domestic Sales Rick Graham to retire

Sep 20, 2022 United States
Skechers SVP of Domestic Sales Rick Graham to retire
After being with Skechers for nearly 30 years, Senior Vice President of Domestic Sales Rick Graham announced his retirement. He will be succeeded by Pete Calichman, who joined the company in 2017
During his tenure at Skechers, Graham was also a Key Account Manager, Regional Manager and the VP of Sales/Women’s. He has also been recognized as a Skechers President’s Award winner, and is a board member of the Two-Ten Foundation, which provides programmes and professional support to the workforce of the footwear industry.

"We’re celebrating the 30th anniversary of Skechers this year, and Rick (Graham) has been a part of our family since the beginning. He excelled at the Company from the moment he joined us as a regional sales rep in 1993. For 18 years, Rick served as SVP for Domestic Sales, guiding the best team in the business and building key relationships to help Skechers become the leader it is today. Though we will miss his insight and dedication to the Company and industry, Rick leaves us prepared for the future", commented Michael Greenberg, president of Skechers

Footwear veteran Pete Calichman, who held the role of Vice President of Women’s: Outdoor, Sport, Sport-Active since he joined the company in 2017, has been chosen to succeed Graham. He brings to the new position 25 years of experience, chiefly at Saucony, where he started as a sales representative and became Vice President of Sales, National Accounts.

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