- Marjorie van Elven |
Mel Tucker has been announced as the new Senior Vice President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer of Genesco Inc, effective June 24. He is succeeding Mimi Vaughn, who has recently been promoted to the role of Chief Operating Officer.
Tucker is joining Genesco from Century 21 Department Stores, where he held the same role. Prior to that, he held senior financial positions at Bass Pro Shops, PetSmart, Circuit City and Home Depot.
“We are delighted to have someone with Mel's extensive retail experience and acumen join as Genesco's new CFO and welcome him to our leadership team. We conducted a thorough search for a strong leader, looking for the right qualities and cultural fit”, said Genesco’s CEO Robert J. Dennis in a statement.
Founded in 1924, Genesco Inc sells footwear and accessories in more than 1,500 retail stores across the US, Canada, the UK, Ireland and Germany under the nameplates Journeys, Journeys Kidz, Shi by Journeys, Schuh, Schuh Kids, Little Burgundy and Johnston & Murphy.