Rocky Shoes & Boots Inc, the manufacturer of outdoor, occupational and casual footwear, has appointed Jim McDonald as vice president-chief financial officer. Mr McDonald was previously divisional chief financial officer for the Double H Boot Division of HH Brown Shoe Company, which is owned by Berkshire Hathaway. He has also served as divisional chief financial officer for the Lowell Shoe Division for HH Brown. Prior to that, he was a controller and staff accountant at Wright's Knitwear Corporation, a manufacturer of knitted apparel.