The new position will include strategic retail financial planning and analysis, and Meyer will serve as a business partner for the company’s retail brands, such as its largest division, Famous Footwear.
Meyer, a certified public accountant, most recently worked as VP of real estate strategy for Claire’s North American division. He has also served as VP and controller of the northern division at Macy’s and held leadership positions in finance with May Department Stores Co. in St. Louis.
“Tim’s extensive retail experience will be a valuable asset as we continue to find ways to enhance our connections with our retail customers,” said Mark Hood, SVP and CFO at Brown Shoe, in a statement. “Additionally, his solid background in corporate finance will complement our team quite well as we focus on our strategic growth platform going forward.”