ugg kids boots Shoes For Crews hires Stuart Jenkins as CEO
Shoes For Crews Corp., headquartered in West Palm Beach, has selected footwear industry veteran Stuart Jenkins as president, CEO and chief innovation officer.
Matt Smith, the company’s founder and current CEO, will become chairman of the board, and Stan Smith, founder and current chairman, will become chairman emeritus.
Jenkins joins Shoes For Crews after eight years with Deckers Outdoor Corp., a global marketer and manufacturer of branded footwear including UGG, Sanuk, Teva, Ahnu and Hoka One One, where he had most recently served as senior vice president of innovation and product development.
Jenkins joined Deckers in 2008 as president of Mozos, where he helped launch the Mozos brand of protective footwear for the culinary services industry. Before that, he served as CEO of his alma mater, Principia College, for four years, which followed more than 20 years leading product innovation and business strategy at various footwear companies including Skydex Technologies, IMG Technologies/Sports Marketing Services, Performance Materials and Energy Shoe Company.