Wolverine names Gene McCarthy president of Merrell Brand, release, comments from RunningProductNews.com

Gene McCarthy starts as President of the Merrell brand, starting on August 26, 2013. It was announced at the end of last week via a Wolverine press release and comment from our sister site, www.runningproductnews.com

Gene McCarthy has a long and colorful history in the business of performance footwear. From his time at Nike, to a long period at Reebok, and recently, launching the footwear line at Under Armour. 

Gene McCarthy was a fine athlete, one of the now 400 Americans who have broken four minutes for the mile. His knowledge of the business and real experience in the sport, combined with his relaxed manner have made him a success in this business.

Wolverine continues to show its commitment to their brand development, with the placing management who knows the business and how to grow the business. 

We wish Gene McCarthy the very best at Merrell. 


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