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Wolverine Hires New CFO
ROCKFORD — Wolverine World Wide has appointed Don Grimes to the positions of senior vice president, chief financial officer and treasurer. Grimes will join the company at the end of May and will report directly to Blake W. Krueger, CEO and president.
Grimes most recently served as executive vice president and CFO of Keystone Automotive Operations of Pennsylvania, a leading North American marketer and distributor of automotive aftermarket accessories and equipment. Prior to Keystone, he spent 15 years with Brown-Forman Corp. of Kentucky, a global manufacturer and marketer of premium wines and spirits. There Grimes held a series of senior corporate and divisional finance roles. He also worked previously as a CPA for Coopers & Lybrand, an accounting firm that merged with Price Waterhouse in 1998 to form PricewaterhouseCoopers
“Don’s financial and operational expertise and extensive experience with strong multi-brand, global organizations matches up extremely well with Wolverine and our plans for continued growth,” Krueger said.