Footwear retailer Shoe Carnival has announced the promotion of Tom Vernarsky to the position of vice president and divisional merchandise manager, men's shoes.

Vernarsky previously served as the company's buyer in the women's sport and casual shoes category, and has also been executive vice president and divisional merchandise manager at Shoebilee, and buyer at the Shoe Department and Famous Footwear.

Shoe Carnival operates 266 stores selling value-priced footwear and accessories in the US.