Golf-inspired sportswear firm Ashworth has appointed Peter Weil as its new CEO, succeeding Randall Herrel, who resigned last month.

Weil was previously VP at PricewaterhouseCoopers and has also held senior VP positions with Macy's, Marshalls and J Baker/Morse Shoe. He previously served as a member of the company's officer of the chairman. Weil will also continue to serve as a member of the board of directors.

The company also said CFO Winston E Hickman is leaving the company. Hickman will stay on until mid-November to ensure a smooth transition while the company said it will start looking for a new CFO immediately.

Ashworth is a designer of men's and women's golf-inspired lifestyle sportswear distributed domestically and internationally in golf pro shops, resorts, upscale department and specialty stores and to corporate customers.