Home / Knowledge / News / Fashion / Wolverine announces Christopher Hufnagel as President, Retail
Wolverine announces Christopher Hufnagel as President, Retail
16
Dec '08
Wolverine World Wide Inc is pleased to announce the appointment of Christopher E. Hufnagel to the position of President, Retail. Hufnagel will report to James D. Zwiers, Senior Vice President of Wolverine, and will be responsible for all direct-to-consumer operations for the Company, including e-commerce.

Hufnagel, age 36, was most recently the Vice President of Retail for Under Armour, a leading performance sports apparel and footwear company, where he was responsible for the development, execution, and roll-out of the Under Armour retail strategy. Prior to joining Under Armour, Hufnagel was Vice President of Brand Store Experience for the Gap.

At Gap, he led the in-store marketing and visual merchandising for the brand. Prior to this, he was with Abercrombie & Fitch in various leadership positions, including having responsibility for in-store brand presentation, marketing, and store operations. Hufnagel also served on the team that developed and launched the Hollister brand in 2000.

Commenting on the appointment, James D. Zwiers stated "Chris Hufnagel's strategic and operational expertise and extensive experience in brand building and growth at world class retailers will be instrumental in leading the expansion of Wolverine's direct-to-consumer business on a global basis."

"Particularly in a challenging economic environment, we believe creative and selective expansion of controlled distribution will build the strong brands in Wolverine's portfolio, expand global market share and further solidify our brands' top-tier positioning in the market. We are excited to have an executive of Chris' caliber join the Wolverine team and look forward to the significant contributions he will make to the development and execution of the important retail initiative here at Wolverine."

"Working with the Wolverine World Wide Retail team and brand leadership is an amazing opportunity to be a part of a winning, innovative lifestyle footwear and apparel company," stated Hufnagel. "Wolverine has demonstrated success in their retail operations and I am excited to lead the charge as the Company strategically executes their plans for expansion across all their direct-to-consumer channels. I am pleased to be a part of such a strong organization with an outstanding record of success."

Hufnagel graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree from Alma College in Alma, Mich.

Wolverine World Wide Inc


Must ReadView All

Rally demands public vote on Brexit; May holds meeting

Apparel/Garments | On 25th Mar 2019

Rally demands public vote on Brexit; May holds meeting

Thousands of people marched in London on March 23 calling for another ...

Vietnam's south turns strong South Korean investment hub

Textiles | On 25th Mar 2019

Vietnam's south turns strong South Korean investment hub

South Vietnam has turned a major investment destination for South...

Pic: Lanxess

Textiles | On 25th Mar 2019

Lanxess increasing capacity for benzyl alcohol

Specialty chemicals company Lanxess is increasing production capacity ...

Interviews View All

Yash Agarwal, Hitansh Online

Yash Agarwal
Hitansh Online

Every market region has its own culture and trends

Abhimanyu Singh Rathore & Barbara Anna Kosiorek, Kannbar

Abhimanyu Singh Rathore & Barbara Anna Kosiorek
Kannbar

‘Blending cultures is the true beauty of fashion, where one’s imagination...

Top executives, Fabric manufacturers

Top executives
Fabric manufacturers

Domestic manufacturers would get an edge over imported products

Himanshu Jariwala,

Himanshu Jariwala

J Korin started as a partnership firm with four powerlooms in the textiles ...

Carolin Russ,

Carolin Russ

Weko, Weitmann & Konrad GmbH & Co KG, based in south Germany, is...

Riddhi Jain,

Riddhi Jain

Conceived in Europe and curated in New Delhi, NeceSera is a...

Luis Quijano, Liberty University

Luis Quijano
Liberty University

Focusing on bold patterns and colour palettes, Luis Quijano, a student at...

Matthew Kolmes, Supreme Corporation

Matthew Kolmes
Supreme Corporation

Supreme Corporation manufactures innovative specialty yarns and safety...

Dr. Rene Wollert, Freudenberg Nonwovens

Dr. Rene Wollert
Freudenberg Nonwovens

Dr. Rene Wollert discusses the current scenario of the global nonwovens...

Pranav Mishra, Huemn

Pranav Mishra
Huemn

Designers Pranav Mishra and Shyma Shetty’s Huemn is known for its...

Divvya and Nidhhi Gambhir, Walnut

Divvya and Nidhhi Gambhir
Walnut

<b>Divvya and Nidhhi Gambhir</b> started their career with the launch of...

Amiben Shroff, Shrujan

Amiben Shroff
Shrujan

From its modest beginning in the late 1960s, Shrujan has grown into a...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH

Leave your Comments


March 2019

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.

news category


Related Categories:

Advanced Search