Global Footwear Executive, Andrew Leckie, Joins Famous Footwear as SVP and GMM of Athletic, Kids

Global Footwear Executive, Andrew Leckie, Joins Famous Footwear as SVP and GMM of Athletic, Kids

ST. LOUIS—Caleres (NYSE:CAL), a market-leading portfolio of consumer-driven footwear brands, today announced Andrew Leckie has joined Famous Footwear as senior vice president and general merchandise manager. In this role, he will oversee buying and merchandising for the adult athletic, kids and Canadian businesses.

“Andrew is accomplished in developing and executing strategies, nurturing his extensive vendor relationships, elevating product assortment and leading a team,” said Mike Edwards, president of Famous Footwear. “His global footwear knowledge and deep understanding of the marketplace will be essential as we continue to expand our appeal to and grow share with the millennial family. Andrew’s passion for the consumer and keen sense for trend identification coupled with his ability to build cross functional relationships will enable us to execute on our long-term strategic plan.”

Leckie began his career in athletics and footwear nearly 30 years ago and has merchandise management experience in Asia Pacific, Canada, and the U.S. He’s held various leadership roles in North America with Dick’s Sporting Goods and Foot Locker. Leckie’s most recent role was vice president, general merchandise manager of Champs Sports.

“I’ve always admired Caleres, and the great work being done at Famous Footwear,” said Leckie. “I look forward to bringing my footwear industry experience, strong relationships and elevated product vision to an already well-respected and successful team. Together, I am confident we can continue to grow market share in the family channel, enhance connections with current brand partners, build relationships with new in-demand brands and expand our consumer file.”

About Caleres

Caleres is a market-leading portfolio of global footwear brands that includes Famous Footwear, Sam Edelman, Allen Edmonds, Naturalizer and Vionic. Our products are available virtually everywhere – in the nearly 1,000 retail stores we operate, in hundreds of major department and specialty stores, on our branded e-commerce sites, and on many additional third-party retail websites. Combined, these brands make Caleres a company with both a legacy and a mission. Our legacy is our more than 140 years of craftsmanship and our passion for fit, while our mission is to continue to inspire people to feel great… feet first. Visit to learn more about us.


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