21 Oct Shoe Carnival Appoints Athletic Footwear Buyer
Shoe Carnival Inc. appointed Clint Pierce as vice president divisional merchandise manager for athletic footwear, reporting to Carl Scibetta, executive vice president, chief merchandising officer. Pierce joined the company on September 21, 2016, and will oversee the company’s athletic footwear category for the entire family.
“We are very excited to welcome Clint to our Shoe Carnival team. His extensive athletic footwear industry expertise will further strengthen our merchandise team and help us continue to provide families with a leading selection of branded athletic footwear at a compelling value,” said Cliff Sifford, Shoe Carnival’s president and CEO.
Pierce joins Shoe Carnival with over 25 years of experience in the footwear industry. Most recently, Pierce served as senior vice president general merchandise manager for footwear and apparel at Sports Authority. Over his fifteen year tenure at Sports Authority he held key leadership positions of increasing responsibility including senior vice president general merchandise manager for hardlines and several buying and divisional vice president positions.
Pierce stated, “I am thrilled to have the opportunity to join Shoe Carnival. I look forward to working with Carl and the merchandising team to leverage my athletic footwear experience as we execute on strategic growth initiatives to deliver the best assortment of branded footwear for the entire family.”