Client Pierce has joined moderately priced footwear retailer Shoe Carnival as vice president, divisional merchandise manager for athletic footwear. In his new role, Pierce will report to Carl Scibetta, executive vice president, CMO.
Pierce joined Shoe Carnival on Sept. 21, 2016, and will oversee the company's athletic footwear category for the entire family.
"We are very excited to welcome Clint to our Shoe Carnival team. His extensive athletic footwear industry expertise will further strengthen our merchandise team and help us continue to provide families with a leading selection of branded athletic footwear at a compelling value," said Cliff Sifford, Shoe Carnival's resident and CEO.
Pierce joins Shoe Carnival with over 25 years of experience in the footwear industry. Most recently, Pierce served as senior vice president general merchandise manager for footwear and apparel at Sports Authority. Over his 15-year tenure at Sports Authority, he held key leadership positions of increasing responsibility including senior vice president general merchandise manager for hardlines and several guying and divisional vice president positions.
Pierce said, "I am thrilled to have the opportunity to join Shoe Carnival. I look forward to working with Carl and the merchandising team to leverage my athletic footwear experience as we execute on strategic growth initiatives to deliver the best assortment of branded footwear for the entire family."