Kenneth Hannah has been named SVP and chief financial officer of Brown Shoe, replacing the outgoing Russ Hammer. The change is effective February 16. Hannah was most recently CFO at JCPenney.
“We’re excited to have a dynamic leader like Ken Hannah join us as CFO,” said CEO Diane Sullivan. “His strong finance background and executive experience — combined with his deep understanding of retail — will help Brown Shoe Company, as we drive toward achieving our long-term financial targets.”
Sullivan thanked Hammer, who had been at the company since June 2012, for his service.
Brown Shoe operates about 1,200 Famous Footwear and Naturlizer stores across the country.