Grunberg joins Wolverine Globally from Lacoste, exactly where she was president and CEO of North and Central The us. 

In the meantime, Tom Kennedy has been appointed as world-wide president of the Wolverine model. Kennedy has spent the very last three many years in Boston major Sperry, and will return to Michigan for his new role with the Wolverine model, in addition to overseeing the company’s licensing team and becoming a member of its acquisitions group.

“Joelle is a seasoned chief with techniques in world-wide, customer-focused businesses and deep knowledge in fashion, clothing, footwear and add-ons,” explained Blake W. Krueger, chairman, CEO and president of Wolverine Globally.

“She is an fantastic addition to our group and we are enthusiastic to see Sperry’s way under her management.”

Wolverine Worldwide’s model portfolio features Merrell, Sperry, Hush Puppies, Saucony, Wolverine, Keds, Stride Ceremony, Chaco, Bates, and HYTEST. The business also is the world-wide footwear license of brand names Cat and Harley-Davidson.