Wolverine World Wide has appointed James D. Zwiers to the position of President, Outdoor Group. The company's Outdoor Group consists of the Merrell, Chaco and Patagonia Footwear brands.
Since joining the company in 1998, Zwiers has had broad experience in brand and business strategy and retail, domestic and international wholesale, licensing, acquisitions and portfolio development. He most recently served as Senior Vice President of the company with responsibility for retail, business development and other areas.
With these changes, the company said Scott Sible will be able to dedicate all of his efforts to the Merrell brand as President of Merrell, with responsibility for increasing future growth and expanding the market share of the company's largest brand.