Shoe Pavilion, Inc. (Nasdaq:SHOE) today announced that John D. Hellmann has been appointed vice president and chief financial officer effective June 5, 2000. Hellmann replaces Gary Schwartz who has resigned as Shoe Pavilion's vice president and CFO. In announcing the appointment, Dmitry Beinus, the president and CEO of Shoe Pavilion, noted, "I am delighted to be able to hire someone with John Hellmann's background and experience.