World Footwear

Management

Peter Foot is leaving Shoe Zone

Feb 23, 2021 / United Kingdom
Shoe Zone announced that Peter Foot, its Finance Director, has left the business with immediate effect

Ilse Guimarães is leaving Assintecal

Feb 11, 2021 / Brazil
The Brazilian Association of Companies of Components for Leather, Footwear And Manufactured Goods (Assintecal) communicated to its associates a change in the entity's organizational structure. Superintendent Ilse Guimarães is leaving the organisation after 25 years

Puma named European top employer for 2021

Feb 11, 2021 / Germany
The Germany-based sportswear company has been named Top Employer Europe for the second time in a row. Puma says this award highlights the company's efforts to provide an attractive workplace for its employees

Rimowa with new CEO

Jan 8, 2021 / France
LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton has named Hugues Bonnet-Masimbert the new Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Rimowa

Steve Madden appoints María Teresa Kumar to its Board of Directors

Jan 7, 2021 / United States
The US-based designer and marketer of fashion-forward footwear, accessories and apparel for women, men and children announced that María Teresa Kumar has joined the Board of Directors. Ms. Kumar’s appointment expands the Board to ten Directors

Wolverine enters 2021 with 2 exec moves

Jan 6, 2021 / United States
Following up from Mike Jeppesen retirement, Jim Zwiers steps into the role as President, Global Operations Group. Matt Blonder takes on the eCommerce leadership position

JCPenney starts search for new CEO

Dec 31, 2020 / United States
JC Penney’s CEO Jill Soltau is exiting the company a month after the retailer emerged from bankruptcy proceedings through a sale to Simon Property Group and Brookfield Asset Management

Foot Locker appoints Himanshu Parikh as Senior Vice President Chief Information Officer

Dec 24, 2020 / United States
Parikh will oversee the execution of the next generation of Foot Locker's strategic technology agenda in support of the company's key strategic imperatives and future capability-building and innovation

Foot Locker CFO Lauren B. Peters to retire in April 2021

Dec 22, 2020 / United States
The New York-based specialty athletic retailer announced the planned retirement of Lauren B. Peters, Foot Locker's Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Foot Locker has initiated a comprehensive search process

John Camuto, member of the Camuto Shoe Family, dies at 31

Dec 21, 2020 / United States
The former footwear executive, son of footwear legend Vince Camuto, has died over the weekend. He was 31 and the cause of death is believed to be a heart attack, according to the family

Bata Shoe appoints Sandeep Kataria as New CEO

Dec 16, 2020 / Switzerland
The Bata Shoe Organisation announced the appointment of Sandeep Kataria as CEO, who has served as CEO of Bata India since 2017, and takes over the global CEO role from Alexis Nasard, who has stepped down to assume a professional opportunity outside the organisation

Zalando: co-CEO Rubin Ritter resigns

Dec 14, 2020 / Germany
Rubin Ritter, co-CEO of the Germany-based online fashion company since 2010, will step down next year, leaving the leadership of the company on the hands of co-CEO's Robert Gentz and David Schneider. Ritter says he aims to back his wife’s career

Chloé appoints Gabriela Hearst Artistic Director

Dec 9, 2020 / France
The Richemont-owned French luxury fashion house announced the appointment of Gabriela Hearst to the position of Artistic Director after making official the departure of Natacha Ramsay-Levi last week

Tapestry: Pam Lifford and Thomas R. Greco join Board of Directors

Dec 9, 2020 / United States
The New York-based house of modern luxury accessories and lifestyle brands announced that Pam Lifford and Tom Greco have been appointed to Tapestry’s Board of Directors. This brings the Board Membership to Ten

Longchamp President Philippe Cassegrain dies

Dec 3, 2020 / France
The creator of the iconic Le Pliage bag, Longchamp's historic President, was 83 years old and did not resist to complications related to COVID-19
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