Maxwell Shoe Company Inc., (Nasdaq: MAXS), has today announced a new president for its Joan & David Division

Robert Graham has worked in the footwear business for over 30 years and will take on the responsibility of launching the Joan & Davids new range of footwear designs.

Mark Cocozza, chairman and chief executive officer, said: "We are very pleased that Robert will be managing the Joan & David division, as he has extensive experience in the footwear industry and will bring a great deal of knowledge to this new opportunity. I am confident that he will prove to be a great asset for our Company as we embark on this new chapter of Joan & David business."

Commenting on his new role, Robert Graham said: "Maxwell Shoe Company is a highly respected company and an experienced footwear brand marketer. I am delighted to be joining the management team at this exciting time."