World Footwear

Management

adidas CEO to unexpectedly step down in 2023

Sep 7, 2022 / Germany
The German-based sportswear giant announced that CEO Kasper Rorsted will step down next year, before his contract is due to run out, and that it is already searching for a successor

Tod's founding family launches bid to delist the company

Sep 2, 2022 / Italy
The Della Valle family said their holding company would pay 40 euros per share to delist the company from the Milan-based stock exchange. The goal is to strengthen the underperforming luxury group

British Footwear Association names Jane Wilson to the role of Chair

Sep 2, 2022 / United Kingdom
Footwear veteran Jane Wilson has been appointed Chairman of the British Footwear Association (BFA), replacing Robert Perkins, who held the role for more than four years

Foot Locker appoints Mary Dillon as CEO

Sep 1, 2022 / United States
The US-based footwear retailer named the former Ulta Beauty CEO Mary Dillon to the role of CEO, following Richard Johnson's decision to retire after being with the company for nearly 30 years

Caleres announces timeline for planned executive succession

Aug 19, 2022 / United States
Diane Sullivan, who served as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for more than a decade, will retire as CEO of Caleres on January and will take on the role of Executive Chairman. At that time, Jay Schmidt, President of Caleres, will succeed as CEO

Rack Room Shoes strengthens merchandising team

Aug 10, 2022 / United States
The US-based retail chain has strengthened its merchant team, promoting Melanie Ortlieb to Senior Director of Planning and Allocation and three senior buyers from the merchandising team

Saucony appoints Chief Marketing Officer

Aug 9, 2022 / United States
Saucony, a division of Wolverine Worldwide, announced it has appointed Kathryn Pratt as Chief Marketing Officer. The appointment has immediate effect

New Chief Executive Officer for JD Sports

Aug 8, 2022 / United Kingdom
The retailer of sports, fashion and outdoor brands, announced that Régis Schultz has been appointed as new Chief Executive Officer

Tapestry announces retirement of COO Tom Glaser

Aug 5, 2022 / United States
The New York based fashion house, owner of brands Coach, Kate Spade and Stuart Weitzman, has also announced Scott Roe is to be appointed to the dual role of CFO & COO of Tapestry

Leather Naturally announces Management Board & Supervisory Council changes

Aug 3, 2022 / World
The not-for-profit industry members association, focused on the education and promotion of the benefits of leather, has voted changes to the Management Board and Supervisory Council

Siro Badon steps down as Assocalzaturifici Chair

Jul 28, 2022 / Italy
Siro Badon, who had been elected to the role of Chair of the organization in June 2019, submitted his resignation on the 26th of July, claiming both personal and professional reasons

Foot Locker appoints EVP Global Lockers and Champs Sports

Jul 21, 2022 / United States
The US-based group has appointed Andy Gray, formerly EVP and Chief Commercial Officer, as EVP, Global Lockers and Champs Sports

Nordstrom names two new Executive leaders

Jul 21, 2022 / United States
The Seattle-based department store announced the promotion of Deniz Anders to Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer. Nina Barjesteh, a Senior Executive at DICK's Sporting Goods, will join the company as President, Nordstrom Product Group

JD Sports appoints new Chairman

Jul 11, 2022 / United Kingdom
The UK-based retailer announced that Andrew Higginson has been named Chair of the group, effective today, after a thorough search process carried out by the Board

Genesco appoints Gregory A. Sandfort lead independent Director

Jun 29, 2022 / United States
The former Chief Executive Officer and Director of Tractor Supply Company has joined the Genesco Board in 2021. Sandfort succeeds Matthew C. Diamond who has served in that role for the past four years
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