World Footwear


VF-owned Dickies names new vice president of global marketing

Mar 1, 2024 / United States
The US-based workwear brand, owned by VF Corp, has appointed Denise Anderson as its new vice president of global marketing. She joins the brand from Smartwool, also part of the same company

Farfetch CEO José Neves steps down

Feb 19, 2024 / United Kingdom
Following Farfetch’s acquisition by South Korea’s Coupang in December, José Neves, who founded the luxury e-commerce platform in 2008, is stepping down from the CEO role

Puma names new head of global brand strategy

Feb 15, 2024 / Germany
The German-based company has named Julie Legrand as Senior Director of Global Brand Strategy. She has been tasked with the definition and execution of Puma’s strategy to increase brand awareness

Deckers appoints Robin Green as President of Hoka

Feb 14, 2024 / United States
The California-based company has appointed Robin Green to the role of President of the Hoka brand. She most recently served as global vice president of Men’s Running and Fitness at Nike

Deckers Brands CEO to retire in August

Feb 6, 2024 / United States
As the US-based company reported another strong quarter, it announced that Dave Power has decided to retire as President and Chief Executive Officer, effective from the 1st of August 2024

H&M announces results for 2023, CEO steps down

Feb 2, 2024 / Sweden
The Sweden-based group has reported a 6% growth in net sales in 2023, as compared to the previous year. However, its CEO has stepped down amid sluggish sales at the start of the year

Crocs brand President Michelle Poole to retire

Feb 2, 2024 / United States
The US-based casual footwear brand has announced that Crocs brand President Michelle Poole has decided to retire. She will be succeeded by Chief Financial Officer Anne Mehlman

Daniel Ervér is the new President and CEO of H&M

Feb 1, 2024 / Sweden
At the same time as reporting its 2023 results, the fashion group announced a change at the top. Daniel Ervér is the group’s new CEO, succeeding Helena Helmersson, who stepped down after four years in the role

LVMH names new Chairman and CEO of Fashion Group

Feb 1, 2024 / France
The French-based luxury conglomerate has named Michael Burke as Chairman and CEO of LVMH Fashion Group. He succeeds Sidney Toledano, who was appointed Advisor to Bernard Arnault

National Retail Foundation announces new board members

Jan 26, 2024 / United States
The National Retail Foundation (NRF), which is part of the National Retail Federation, has welcomed four new members to its board of directors

New leadership appointments announced at Allbirds

Jan 25, 2024 / United States
The US-based sustainable footwear brand has promoted Kelly Olmstead, formerly SVP of Brand & Marketing, to Chief Marketing Officer, and appointed Adrian Nyman to the newly created role of Chief Design Officer

Designer Brands appoints Andrea O'Donnell as Brands President

Jan 24, 2024 / United States
The North American footwear company has appointed Andrea O'Donnell to the role of Brands President and Executive Vice President of Designer Brands, effective from the 29th of January 2024

Lululemon strengthens creative team

Jan 23, 2024 / Canada
The apparel performance company has appointed Jonathan Cheung as Global Creative Director. JJ Colier has also joined the design team as the first Vice President of Design for Outerwear

Under Armour reinforces executive team

Jan 18, 2024 / United States
The US-based sportswear company has strengthened its executive team with the appointment of Yassine Saidi as Chief Product Officer and Kara Trent as President of the Americas region

Charles Denson appointed to the board of directors of Columbia Sportswear

Jan 16, 2024 / United States
The US-based company announced the appointment of Charles Denson, a former Nike Executive, to its Board of Directors. He will serve as a director and member of the Audit Committee
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