NexCen Brands Inc., the owner of The Athlete's Foot, appointed Kenneth J. Hall as executive vice president, chief financial 0fficer and treasurer, effective March 25. He will be responsible for all aspects of the company's financial management and human resources functions. He replaces David Meister, who is leaving the company.

“Ken brings more than 25 years of financial leadership and global operating experience to NexCen Brands at a critical point in our development as a public company,” said CEO Robert W. D'Loren. “His solid track record with financial operations in high-growth environments will help take us to the next level in our business development plans. I look forward to working with Ken in leading NexCen Brands forward.

“We wish David Meister well and sincerely thank him for his tireless service. He was a key player over the past 18 months as we launched this new, innovative company.”

Hall most recently served as the CFO and treasurer of Seevast Corp, an online-media holding company comprised of ad networks, Pulse 360 and Kanoodle, and a domain asset management company, Moniker, which was recently sold. Prior to that he was EVP, CFO and treasurer of Mercator Software, Inc., a Nasdaq-traded company that was acquired in 2003.