Mephisto has named Rusty Hall president/CEO of Mephisto USA, effective Jan. 3, 2020. Hall returns to the Nashville, TN-based company where he served in the same role from 2010-2015. He replaces James Rowley.
“We are excited to have Rusty return to lead our U.S. operations,” states Frank Weber, president of Mephisto worldwide. “His proven ability at delivering results along with his expert leadership, product development, brand management and operational skills will be extremely valuable as we take Mephisto into the next decade.” Weber adds, “Rusty’s experience and results focus will be key to successfully leading Mephisto in today’s marketplace and maximizing every opportunity in the future.”
“I am thrilled to be returning to Mephisto USA,” says Hall. “I am excited about the future of our business as we evaluate and align our strategies to benefit our retail partners and continue to present a world class brand to the marketplace.”
Hall has over 20 years of wholesale experience in the comfort footwear industry—most recently serving as Executive Director of Sales at Hush Puppies North America. Other past positions include President of Sales and Marketing of Abeo Footwear and President and CEO of Phoenix Footwear Group.