Wolverine Worldwide, the parent company of Hush Puppies, Keds, Sperry, Saucony and Wolverine, has appointed Chip Coe as its new managing director for its Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region.
Coe, who has served as the head of Wolverine’s fast-growing Chaco brand since 2011, replaces Dan Le Vesconte to oversee Wolverine’s EMEA operations, which comprise of owned and third-party distributor operations in 60 countries for all brands in the company’s portfolio. He will be based in London.
Wolverine president of international Jim Zwiers said: “Chip has distinguished himself in the industry as a strategic, fast-moving and results-oriented leader who focuses on brand, empowers teams and builds strong relationships with retailers and business partners.
“I am thrilled that Chip will be partnering with our strong EMEA teams and partners to drive continued growth and success for our brands in the key EMEA region.”