Athletic and sporting goods company Russell Corporation has named Calvin Johnston as the chief executive officer of its Russell Athletic division.

Johnston, who previously served as president of the Jerzees Europe unit, will relocate to Atlanta from Scotland.

Russell Corporation is a branded athletic and sporting goods company with over a century of success in marketing athletic uniforms, apparel and equipment for a wide variety of sports, outdoor and fitness activities. Its major brands include Russell Athletic, Jerzees, Spalding and Brooks.