In addition to landing the Stride Rite license, the New York firm is launching a health-and-wellness division this year.
Wolverine also announced the creation of the Wolverine Children’s Group to develop the category under brands including Keds, Sperry and Saucony.
“The Wolverine team is steadfastly focused on driving the global growth of our brands and improving bottom-line performance,” said Blake W. Krueger, chairman, CEO and president.
Similar to the previous quarter, consensus estimates predict that the firm will see declines in both earnings per share and revenues.
O’Malley most recently served as the brand’s SVP of global product.