Brown Shoe Company, Inc. has named Tim Meyer Senior VP, Finance-Retail Division. He will be responsible for strategic retail financial planning and analysis and will serve as a business partner for Brown Shoe’s retail brands, including its largest division, Famous Footwear.

“Tim’s extensive retail experience will be a valuable asset as we continue to find ways to enhance our connections with our retail customers,” said Senior VP and CFO Mark Hood. “Additionally, his solid background in corporate finance will complement our team quite well as we focus on our strategic growth platform going forward.”

Meyer brings 25 years of corporate finance experience to Brown Shoe. Most recently, he served as VP Real Estate Strategy for Claire’s North America Division. Prior to that, Meyer was VP and Controller for Macy’s, Inc. in the company’s northern division. In that role, Meyer was responsible for overseeing the day-to-day functions of the finance department, which included P & L management, internal financial reporting and profit improvement initiatives.