Brown Shoe Taps ASG Exec

Timothy Joyce will join Brown Shoe Co. as SVP and GM of the American Sporting Goods division.

In his new position, Joyce will work on growing the ASG brands, including Avia, Ryka and And 1. Prior to this role, Joyce was a partner at private equity firm The Meriwether Group, where he consulted with footwear and accessories clients. He also worked at Nike for more than 19 years.

“This is the ideal time to add dedicated leadership to the performance athletic area of our portfolio as we complete the initial transition of ASG into Brown Shoe and turn our attention to growth and expansion,” Mark Lardie, Brown Shoe division president of wholesale, said in a statement.