Accessories footwear marketer RG Barry Corporation has named N Scott Weaver as brand president for its licensed Superga canvas fashion footwear business in North America.

Mr Weaver was most recently president of Duffs North America, and has also held executive sales positions with companies including Consolidated Shoe, FILA Sports-USA, Airwalk and Reebok International.

"Scott's background as a former brand president and top sales executive will strengthen our entire Superga organization as we continue expanding throughout North America," said Thomas JZ Konecki, RG Barry Corporation senior vice president sales, licensing and business development.