Wolverine World Wide today announced the appointment of Nick Schwartz as Vice President, Sales - Apparel and Accessories. His immediate focus will be on Merrell Apparel, where he will lead the sales team.
“The appointment of Nick Schwartz reinforces Wolverine’s commitment to driving new global apparel and accessories growth opportunities”, said Mark Sandquist, president – Global Apparel. “We are privileged to have Nick on our leadership team and are excited that his experience will help accelerate the development of our apparel and accessories businesses.”
Schwartz joins the Wolverine team from Columbia Sportswear Co. Inc, where he worked for 19 years in positions of progressing responsibility and leadership within the sales and merchandising teams. Prior to his tenure at Columbia, Nick worked for Penfield Sportswear, Clift Manufacturing Company, and the Lee Shops.
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 and uniform footwear. The Company’s portfolio of highly recognized brands includes: Bates, Chaco, Cushe, Hush Puppies, HYTEST, Merrell, Sebago, Soft Style, and Wolverine. The Company is also the exclusive 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 180 countries or territories. For additional information, please visit www.wolverineworldwide.com.