Leading footwear chain Footstar Inc on Monday announced the appointment of William Lenich as EVP of its Meldisco division.

The New York-based company said in a statement Mr Lenich was most recently president and COO of slipper manufacturer RG Barry Corp.

He will be responsible for all merchandising and operations for Meldisco’s licensed footwear businesses and report directly to Jeff Shepard, president and CEO of Meldisco.