MBT Hires North American Managing Director

Comfort footwear brand MBT announced Monday the addition of Paul Grimble as the North American managing director.

Grimble, formerly of Ecco and Clark’s, will head up the U.S. and Canadian businesses for the Hailey, Idaho-based brand. CEO Ken Pucker had been in charge of this aspect of the business, but will now relinquish these responsibilities to Grimble.

“We are pleased to have someone with such solid retail relationships and depth of experience,” said Pucker in a statement. “Paul’s brand-building skills and track record developing functional, premium brands are very well suited to MBT.”