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January 2021

Wolverine World Wide Announces Executive Changes

Wolverine World Wide has announced the following changes to its executive team:

  • Jim Zwiers has been promoted to President of the Global Operations Group, where he will oversee portfolio-wide sourcing, logistics, distribution, customer service, and information technology. He will continue to serve as President of the International Group, Executive Vice President, and Executive Leadership Team Member. He succeeds Mike Jeppesen, who recently announced he will be retiring but will stay on as an Advisor until mid-year 2021.
  • Matt Blonder has joined the company as President of Global eCommerce. In this role, he will report to President, Brendan Hoffman. He was most recently with Adidas, where he served as Global Head of Digital for Reebok and Global Head of Marketing, Brand Management & Digital Commerce. His extensive eCommerce leadership experience stems from executive roles with Barnes & Noble, Toys R Us, Specialty Sports Venture/Vail Resorts, Sports Authority, and Burwell Industries.

Wolverine World Wide is one of the world’s leading marketers and licensors of branded casual, active lifestyle, work, outdoor sport, athletic, children’s and uniform footwear and apparel. Based in Rockford, MI, the company’s products are carried by leading retailers in the U.S. and globally in approximately 170 countries and territories. The company generated revenues of $2.27 billion for 2019.