Mephisto Names New CEO

Mephisto Inc. has named Russell Hall to the post of president and CEO, effective Sept. 27. He replaces Mike Crosno.

Hall, most recently president and CEO of Phoenix Footwear Group, said his first initiative will be to evaluate all brands under the Mephisto umbrella, which includes Mobils, Allrounder and Sano, in an effort to grow distribution.

As reported, Jim Riedman, currently chairman of Phoenix, will add the role of CEO to his responsibilities.