K-Swiss​ announced the appointment of Dave Grange as VP of sales for the Americas region assuming the day-to-day leadership of the U.S. wholesale business with the goal driving new growth to achieve the goals set by the brand for the coming years.

“Under the new ownership of Xtep, we’ve set ourselves aggressive growth goals, and I’m confident that Dave brings the experience and skillset to unlock the vast potential the K-Swiss brand has in the U.S. market,​” said K-Swiss President, Barney Waters.

Prior to joining K-Swiss, Grange was the senior vice president of footwear at Lacoste leading its footwear sales in North America and previously spent 16 years at Pentland Brands focused on Lacoste Footwear. Grange also spent a year in between his stints at Lacoste and Pentland as the VP of North America for Keds and Pro-Keds.

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