The Stride Rite Corporation today announced that Craig Reingold has been appointed president of Sperry Top-Sider, a division of The Stride Rite Corporation. Mr Reingold joined the company effective August 1, 2001 Mr Reingold brings over twenty years of footwear experience to the Sperry brand. He most recently served as vice president, sales for Ariat International, a specialty footwear company targeting the worldwide equestrian market. Mr Reingold also spent fifteen years in sales management at The Keds Corporation, a division of The Stride Rite Corporation.