Rockport Adds New President

The Rockport Co. has a new president of U.S. sales and operations.

Bob Mullaney has taken the position, effective this week. He is responsible for driving U.S. sales and brand presence.

Mullaney previously worked for Brown Shoe Co.’s Life Stride Brand, where he was EVP and GM. He also has held positions at Baby Phat, Tommy Hilfiger, Timberland and May Co.

“[Mullaney’s] leadership will help us build on our continuing growth in the U.S.,” CEO Michael Rupp said in a statement. “He comes at a time when we have begun to make a mark with our trade partners and consumers as a fashion brand with a unique combination of contemporary style and engineered comfort. I am certain that Bob’s experience will allow us to leverage our one-of-a-kind brand proposition in the U.S. market.”