12 Sep Brown Shoe Appoints Chief Accounting Officer
Brown Shoe, the parent of Famous Footwear, appointed Daniel Karpel as SVP and chief accounting officer, effective Sept. 5, according to a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission.
Prior to Karpel’s appointment, Russell C. Hammer, the company’s SVP and chief financial officer, acted as principal accounting officer. Karpel, 42, joined the company in 2008 as SVP, finance. Prior to joining the company, Karpel was VP and controller for Kellwood Company from 2006 to 2008. Prior to that position, Karpel served in financial and accounting leadership positions at Spartech Corporation, NuVox and Ernst & Young LLP from 1993 to 2006.