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Shoe Zone with new Finance Director

Jul 3, 2020 / United Kingdom
The UK-based footwear retailer announced the appointment of Peter Foot as Finance Director, with effect from the 6th of July onwards. Mr. Foot will replace Jonathan Fearn whose resignation has been accepted with effect from the 31st of July 2020.

VF creates new position of President Greater China

Jul 3, 2020 / China
With a specific focus on advancing its stated strategy of growing its business in China, VF has created the new position of President, Greater China. VF will announce the leader appointed to this position later this summer

Deckers Brands appoints Victor Luis to its Board of Directors

Jul 3, 2020 / United States
US-based footwear, apparel and accessories group has appointed Victor Luis, former CEO of Tapestry, to its Board of Directors. Coinciding with this appointment, Deckers also announced that James Quinn has resigned from the Board

New appointment to Richemont Senior Executive Committee

Jul 1, 2020 / France
Philippe Fortunato has been nominated to head the fashion and accessories division of the luxury group, which includes brands such as Chloé, Dunhill or Montblanc, amongst others

Merrell names Janice Tennant as Chief Marketing Officer

Jun 26, 2020 / United States
Merrell, a division of Wolverine announced the appointment of Janice Tennant to the position of Chief Marketing Officer, reporting directly to Merrell’s global brand president, Chris Hufnagel, and joining the brand’s Senior Leadership Team

Hunter Boots CEO exits company

Jun 17, 2020 / United Kingdom
Hunter Boots announced that CEO Vincent Wauters is stepping down “by mutual agreement” at the end of July to pursue new opportunities. His exit comes as Hunter begins a strategic review

Changes in FICE’s Presidency

Jun 12, 2020 / Spain
The current Executive President of the Federation of Spanish Footwear Industries (FICE), José Monzonís, will end his current term at the beginning of July

New President for Keds

May 29, 2020 / United States
Bornie Del Priore is taking the reins of Keds, one of the brands of the Wolverine’s portfolio. She has more than two decades of global footwear industry experience

Cat Footwear with new President

May 18, 2020 / United States
Chip Coe has been named the new global brand President of Cat Footwear, a division of Wolverine World Wide Inc

Under Armour: Lisa Collier named Chief Product Officer

Apr 23, 2020 / United States
The Baltimore-based brand has announced Lisa Collier as Chief Product Officer. Lisa has more than 30 years across global brand leadership, product development, supply chain and merchandising

Nike names Ann Hebert GM for North America

Apr 22, 2020 / United States
Effective from the 1st of June Nike veteran Ann Hebert, Vice President of global sales, will become Vice President, General Manager of North America Geography, succeeding long-time executive Tom Peddie who is retiring

Andrew Tam appointed as CFO of Stella International

Apr 17, 2020 / Hong Kong
Don Lee is retiring as CFO and will become a consultant to the Group. Andrew Tam will take on the position from April 2020 onwards

John P. Bilbrey joins Tapestry Board of Directors

Apr 15, 2020 / United States
The New York-based house of modern luxury accessories and lifestyle brands announced that John P. (J.P.) Bilbrey has been appointed to Tapestry’s Board of Directors, bringing the membership to eight

Columbia Sportswear: CEO cuts own salary and employees get regular pay

Apr 2, 2020 / United States
Tim Boyle, President and CEO of Columbia Sportswear, will be reducing his annual salary to 10 000 US dollars. The company plans to continue to offer regular pay its employees

Keen donates 10 million US dollars in shoes for coronavirus relief

Mar 20, 2020 / United States
The Portland-based company will give away 100 000 pairs of shoes, with a retail value of 10 million US dollars, to those affected by coronavirus, including health care workers and people who have lost jobs
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