Beecroft will oversee the footwear makers business in Canada

Beecroft will oversee the footwear maker's business in Canada

Footwear maker Skechers USA has appointed David Beecroft as managing director of its business in Canada, replacing John Hartshorn who passed away in June.

Joining Skechers today (10 September), Beecroft will oversee the footwear maker's business in Canada, which is one of the company's largest subsidiaries.

"With his extensive product and sales background working for both Skechers and with other major brands, David brings to the table an astute understanding of Canada's footwear market as well as our operations," said Marvin Bernstein, managing partner for Skechers.

Beecroft previously worked at Skechers for seven years as well as sporting goods and footwear brands including Teva Sandals, Simple Shoes, FUBU and most recently Timberland Canada.