Footstar, Inc. announced Friday that Shawn Neville, President and CEO of Footstar's Athletic segment is no longer with the Company. Mr. Neville's responsibilities have been assumed by a team of executives including Mark Lardie, SVP-GMM, Jodi Johnson, VP, Human Resources, Dennis Lyons, VP, Sales & Operations and Mike Lynch, VP, Finance.

On March 25, 2004, Footstar announced that it is pursuing the sale of its remaining athletic footwear business, consisting of 353 Footaction stores. Earlier this month, Footstar announced plans to close 163 underperforming athletic footwear stores, including all of its Just For Feet locations and 75 of its Footaction locations.