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Rocky Brands creates Chief Operating Officer role

Oct 17, 2022 United States
Rocky Brands creates Chief Operating Officer role
The Ohio-based company announced that CFO Tom Robertson has been promoted to the newly-created role of COO. He will be responsible for overseeing the day-to-day business operations of Rocky Brands
"Establishing the role of Chief Operating Officer is an important milestone for Rocky Brands as we take the next step forward in driving profitable growth through operational efficiency", commented Jason Brooks, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer. "Tom's contributions since he joined our organization have played a key role in our many successes, and I know he is well-equipped to help us maximize our opportunities in his new role in the years ahead", he added.

Tom Robertson, who is a Certified Public Accountant, joined Rocky Brands in 2016 as a senior financial analyst, and was appointed CFO six months later. "I am honoured to have been chosen to take on this new role for the Company. I look forward to continuing to work closely with Jason and our talented operations teams as we position Rocky Brands to deliver enhanced profitability through operational improvement", stated the newly appointed COO.  Search for a new CFO is currently underway.

The company also announced that, after being with the company for 29 years, David Dixon, President, Manufacturing/Sourcing Operations, stepped down from his role.

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