Kenneth Hannah named CFO of
Brown Shoe Company
today Feb 4, 2015
Brown Shoe Company on Tuesday announced Kenneth Hannah as the company's new senior vice president and chief financial officer, replacing Russ Hammer after his resignation, to take effect this February 16.
“We’re excited to have a dynamic leader like Ken Hannah join us as CFO,” said Diane Sullivan, CEO, president and chairman of Brown Shoe Company. “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.”
Hannah will be responsible for all of the company's financial dealings, from accounting to real estate to investor relations. He will be based at Brown Shoe Company’s corporate headquarters in St. Louis.
“I’m looking forward to joining Brown Shoe Company, as they continue to grow and evolve,” said Hannah. “There is a great deal of opportunity in the footwear industry, and I’m excited to help Brown Shoe Company as it continues to move forward and redefine itself as a company.
Hannah most recently served as executive vice president and chief financial officer of JC Penney Company, Inc. Prior to that, he held multiple executive roles at SunEdison (formerly MEMC Electronic Materials), MEMC Electronic Materials, Home Depot and the Boeing Company, and also held senior finance positions at several GE divisions.
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