World Footwear


New Generation: meet Agostinho Marques

Apr 16, 2018 / Portugal
With a background in Marketing Agostinho Marques works alongside his father at Fábrica de Calçado Dura, Lda. since 2008. Agostinho is part of the third generation working in the company

KEEN welcomes Tim Bartels

Apr 11, 2018 / United States
Portland-based outdoor and lifestyle footwear brand as announced Tim Bartels as the new Vice President of sales for the Outdoor, Lifestyle and Kids (OLK) categories at KEEN

Macy’s CFO to retire

Apr 9, 2018 / United States
Macy’s, Inc. announced Karen Hoguet, Chief Financial Officer, will retire by February 2019. Transition plan is underway

Tapestry appoints Anna Bakst CEO & Brand President

Mar 23, 2018 / United States
The New York-based house of modern luxury accessories and lifestyle brands announced the appointment of Anna Bakst as Chief Executive Officer and Brand President of Kate Spade

New Generation: meet Pedro Sampaio

Mar 20, 2018 / Portugal
With a degree in business management training, Pedro Sampaio belongs to the second generation working at Mazoni, a footwear company based in Felgueiras, in the north of Portugal

New Generation: meet Maria João Lima

Feb 23, 2018 / Portugal
With a law degree, Maria João Lima felt in love with the family footwear business and is one of the faces of Portuguese-based company Joia Calçado, S.A.

Matteo Mascazzini appointed Geox CEO

Feb 5, 2018 / Italy
During the Geox Board of Directors meeting Matteo Mascazzini was accepted as a member of the Board of Directors and subsequently appointed as the company’s new Chief Executive Officer and Executive Committee member

Pentland appoints new COO

Feb 2, 2018 / United Kingdom
The British owner of Speedo, Berghaus and Canterbury, has promoted Chirag Patel to Chief Operating Officer

Rick Ausick announces retirement

Jan 24, 2018 / United States
Caleres announced Rick Ausick, President of Famous Footwear, will retire in 2018 as part of a planned succession. Ausick, and his leadership team, have been integral in developing and executing Famous Footwear’s strategic plan

Mimi Eckel Vaughn to be Genesco's COO

Jan 17, 2018 / United States
Currently the company's Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Mimi Eckel Vaughn is to be named Chief Operating Officer of Genesco once her successor as CFO is appointed

Tapestry reinforces management

Dec 28, 2017 / United States
The New York-based luxury house has appointed Doreen Toben and Anne Gates to its Board of Directors. These appointments to the Board bring the total membership to ten. New international managers were also announced

Head for footwear leaves Under Armour

Nov 28, 2017 / United States
Peter Ruppe leaves the company after two years as the head Under Armour's footwear segment. Ryan Drew will replace him

adidas appoints new managers for Europe

Nov 24, 2017 / Germany
The Germany-based sportswear group has appointed new General Managers for its operations in important Europe markets. France, Italy and Iberia will have new business heads

Gallione named President of Journeys retail division

Sep 5, 2017 / United States
Genesco, the parent company, has named Mario Gallione President Of its Journeys Retail Division

Eric C. Wiseman announces retirement

Aug 15, 2017 / United States
VF announced that Eric C. Wiseman will retire as Executive Chairman of the Board and as a Director. This will be effective from the 28th of October onwards
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