Men's shoe producer and distributor Weyco Group Inc on Thursday named Thomas Florsheim Jr as its new chairman.

The Wisconsin-based company, whose brands include Florsheim, Nunn Bush, Brass Boot and Stacy Adams, said he will succeed Thomas Florsheim Sr who will remain on the board as chairman emeritus.

It added its new chairman will continue to serve as CEO while John Florsheim will take up the role of president and COO.