World Footwear


New brand president at The North Face

Jun 7, 2024 / United States
VF Corp has announced the appointment of Caroline Brown as Global Brand President of The North Face, effective from the 10th of June. As a result, she has resigned from VF’s Board of Directors

Sun Choe appointed Global President of Vans

Jun 3, 2024 / United States
VF Corp has appointed Sun Choe as Global President of Vans, effective the end of July. She joins the company from lululemon, where she was Chief Product Officer for the past seven years

Under Armour to lay off staff as sales continue to fall

May 24, 2024 / United States
The Baltimore-based company has launched a restructuring plan for fiscal 2025, which includes the layoffs of an unspecified number of employees, after reporting weak fourth quarter and full year results

Manuel Rios re-elected Cotance President

May 23, 2024 / European Union
Manuel Rios has been unanimously re-elected as President of the European leather industry body for the next two years at the recent General Assembly held on the 15th of May

Pentland Brands names new President for the Americas

May 22, 2024 / United Kingdom
The owner of brands such as Speedo and Berghaus has announced that Joe Spies has become the President of the Americas region, succeeding Matt Rock, who stepped down after 19 years with the company

British Footwear Association appoints Richard Shetliffe as CEO

May 21, 2024 / United Kingdom
The British Footwear Association (BFA) has appointed Richard Shetliffe as its new Chief Executive Officer. He succeeds Lucy Reece-Raybould, who left the group in January after five years in the role

Zalando Co-founder David Schneider steps down from his role as co-CEO

May 16, 2024 / Germany
The German-based online retailer has announced that David Schneider will step down from his role as co-CEO to focus exclusively on managing strategic partnerships and brand relationships

Crocs appoints new Chief Financial Officer

May 8, 2024 / United States
At the same time as the release of its first quarter results, the clogs company has announced the appointment of Susan Healy as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Crocs

Clarks CEO steps down

May 7, 2024 / United Kingdom
The British footwear label has confirmed that Jon Ram has stepped down as CEO to “pursue other opportunities” after two years in the role

Deckers promotes Ellerker to newly created role of President of Global Marketplace

May 6, 2024 / United States
The California-based company, which owns the Hoka and Ugg brands, has promoted Marco Ellerker to the newly created role of President of Global Marketplace, effective from the 1st of August

Golden Goose welcomes Bizzarri to the board at a time of strong momentum

Apr 26, 2024 / Italy
Former Gucci president and CEO Marco Bizzarri joins the board of the Italian luxury sneaker company as sales continue to grow, driven by strong performance across all regions

Marco Gobbetti confirmed as CEO of Ferragamo

Apr 26, 2024 / Italy
The Italy-based luxury group has confirmed the appointment of Marco Gobbetti as Chief Executive Officer and General Manager of the luxury company until the end of 2026

Harvey Nichols appoints new CEO

Apr 24, 2024 / United Kingdom
The British department store Harvey Nichols has announced the appointment of Julia Goddard as CEO. She joins the company from Alexander McQueen, where she spent 14 years

Another exit at Under Armour

Apr 22, 2024 / United States
Chief People and Administrative Officer Tchernavia Rocker will leave the company on the 1st of June 2024 “for personal reasons”, the Baltimore-based sportswear company said in an SEC filing

Crocs appoints new president for Heydude

Apr 19, 2024 / United States
The US footwear company has announced the appointment of Terence Reilly as incoming Executive Vice President and President for the Heydude brand, effective from the 29th of April
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