Work and outdoor shoe company LaCrosse Footwear has elected William H Williams to the company's board of directors, effective as of 3 January.

Williams is president and chief executive of Harry & David Holdings, a multi-channel specialty retailer and producer of branded, gift-quality fruit, gourmet food products and other premium gifts.

LaCrosse is a leading developer and marketer of branded, premium and innovative footwear for expert work and outdoor users.