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Mr McBreen to develop distribution/logistics operations of Wolverine
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Jun '08
Wolverine World Wide Inc is pleased to announce the appointment of Michael F. McBreen to the position of President, Global Operations Group.

McBreen will report directly to Blake W. Krueger, CEO and President of Wolverine, and will be responsible for all supply chain operations for the company, including sourcing, manufacturing, distribution and logistics.

McBreen, age 43, was most recently the Vice President, Supply Chain and Logistics for Furniture Brands International Inc, a $2.1 billion leading home furnishings business with 10 highly recognizable brand names, including Broyhill, Thomasville, Lane, Drexel Heritage and Henredon.

While at Furniture Brands International, he developed and initiated programs to integrate domestic and international sourcing, manufacturing and distribution/logistics operations across all brands into a single organization to enhance operational performance and financial results.

Additionally, he created the company's Asian design and commercial center to support product development, sourcing, production, quality management and supply planning.

McBreen spent a significant portion of his career with Nike Inc, the leading global marketer of athletic footwear, apparel and accessories. While at Nike, he held several senior positions, including Director - Global Supply Chain Operations and Director - Global Apparel Operations.

He led the team responsible for the sourcing operations of Nike's apparel business, and was also responsible for integrating the supply chain operations of several acquisitions, including Hurley, Cole Haan and Bauer Nike Hockey.


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