Upscale sportswear and outerwear designer and marketer, Cutter & Buck Inc, on Friday announced it has appointed Ernie Johnson to the roles of SVP and CFO, effective immediately.

The Seattle-based company said in a statement that Johnson was recently SVP, COO and CFO for Washington Mutual Inc, Commercial Banking Division.

It also named Helen Rockey, formerly president and CEO for Just For Feet, to the role of EVP for markets and products.

"We are bringing additional energy and resources to complement the skilled people already in place, in order to accelerate our efforts to capitalise on the strength of the Cutter & Buck brand," said CEO Fran Conley.

"Ernie Johnson has exceptional skills in assessing and integrating financial systems, making him a perfect fit as CFO for Cutter and Buck. Helen Rockey brings deep apparel experience and an excellent track record of enlivening brands."