Wolverine Brand Promotes Karry Johnson to Vice President of Sales

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Wolverine Brand today announced that Karry Johnson has been promoted to Vice President of Sales for Wolverine Brand, effective immediately. In his new role, Johnson will oversee all integrated sales efforts to drive the brand’s growth as the market leader in work footwear, as well as growth and profitability in the outdoor and heritage categories. Johnson will report to Tim Bushell, Vice President and General Manager of Wolverine Brand.

“Throughout his time at Wolverine Worldwide Karry has demonstrated exceptional leadership skills and the ability to drive profitable growth. He has also built many strong relationships in the industry,” Bushell said. “It’s an immense advantage having Karry on our team, and we’re excited to have him leading strategic sales efforts that will continue to grow Wolverine’s business.”

Johnson joined Wolverine Worldwide in 2002 and has 17 years of experience in the footwear industry. He has held positions including Director of Sales for Wolverine Brand, National Sales Manager for CAT Footwear, and Key Account Manager for Dr. Martens. A native of Mt. Angel, Oregon, Johnson now lives in West Michigan with his wife and two daughters.

“Wolverine has a long, rich heritage and I feel very fortunate to be part of such an iconic brand as it continues to grow in the future,” Johnson said.

Wolverine Brand
Since 1883, Wolverine has taken pride in crafting durable boots with unrivaled craftsmanship and the highest-quality materials. With a pioneering nature and dedication to innovation, Wolverine provides dependable comfort and style to hardworking men and women all over the world. For those who believe in hard work and uncompromising commitment, Wolverine offers the footwear, apparel and accessories to get the job done. For more information visit www.wolverine.com. Wolverine is a division of Wolverine Worldwide.

Wolverine Worldwide
With a commitment to service and product excellence, Wolverine World Wide, Inc. is one of the world's leading marketers of branded casual, active lifestyle, work, outdoor sport, athletic, children's and uniform footwear and apparel. The Company's portfolio of highly recognized brands includes: Merrell®, Sperry Top-Sider®, Hush Puppies®, Saucony®, Wolverine®, Keds®, Stride Rite®, Sebago®, Cushe®, Chaco®, Bates®, HYTEST®, and Soft Style®. The Company also is the global footwear licensee of popular brands including CAT®, Harley-Davidson® and Patagonia®. The Company's products are carried by leading retailers in the U.S. and globally in approximately 200 countries and territories. For additional information, please visit our website, www.wolverineworldwide.com

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