Wolverine World Wide Inc has announced the appointment of William Mirecki Jr to the position of pacific rim sales and global products director for Hush Puppies International headed by Dan L West, president of Hush Puppies International.

Mirecki joined the Hush Puppies International business in April 2000. Over his eight-year tenure in the footwear industry, Mirecki has held key management and sales positions at Florsheim as well as Pfister and Vogel Leather Company.

"Hush Puppies is one of the most recognised brands around the world, a true American icon and a significant source of annual licensing revenue for Wolverine World Wide," said West.