Sherson Group Inc. Appoints Tim Davison President and Chief Operating Officer

Sherson Group Inc. Appoints Tim Davison President and Chief Operating Officer (CNW Group/Sherson Group Inc.)

TORONTO, March 7, 2014 /CNW/ - Sherson Group Inc. is thrilled to announce the appointment of Tim Davison to the position of President and Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Sherson Group Inc. effective Wednesday, March 5th, 2014. As part of the transition, Mr. Stephen Applebaum, currently President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) will become Chairman and remain Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Sherson.

Davison joined the company as Chief Operating Officer in February 2013, a position in which he had active involvement in all areas of the business, identifying opportunities and providing critical solutions.

"Mr. Davison's exceptional leadership, track record, extensive experience and focus on people and process directly align with the direction of Sherson Group Inc.", commented Mr. Stephen Applebaum, Chairman and CEO of Sherson Group Inc. "Davison is ideally suited to build on the future potential of the current strategy".

"I am honoured to have been entrusted with the opportunity to assist the company in further strengthening its operations and in expanding its portfolio", said Mr. Tim Davison, President and COO of Sherson Group Inc. "The company has undertaken a number of organizational initiatives to build on our position within a rapidly changing marketplace since I first joined. Sherson is a company recognized both for its premier products and resiliency as an organization and I look forward to working with its many talented team members as we cement the future with a strong purpose and strategic plan".

Tim Davison: Tim has a twenty (20) year history of management and leadership in retail operations. In addition to a track record of striking same-store sales improvement during his tenure with Mark's Work Wearhouse, Tim has consistently demonstrated driving brand awareness and operational excellence in previous roles as Vice-President of Operations Canada - USA with Roots Canada, and most recently as President & CEO, North America with the global women's apparel brand, Olsen Europe.

About Sherson Group Inc.: As one of Canada's premier distributors and retailers of footwear and accessories, Sherson Group has been managing, importing and distributing world-famous brands since 1984. Today, the company's robust fashion portfolio features renowned names such as Nine West, Bandolino, Enzo Angiolini, Anne Klein, Easy Spirit, Adrienne Vittadini, Adrianna Papell, Taryn Rose, Charles David, Circa Joan & David, Marilyn Monroe, Nine & Co. and Mootsies Tootsies.

SOURCE Sherson Group Inc.

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