“Ross’ experience, leadership, and understanding of our family business have been extremely helpful as we make the necessary changes to assure the perpetuation of our brands and our business for the future,” -Jim Klein, President of Eastland Shoe Corp.
Freeport, ME (PRWEB) May 26, 2015
Eastland Shoe Corp., a Maine-based company producing hand-crafted quality footwear since 1955, announces the promotion of Ross Weber to Executive Vice President.
As Executive Vice President, Ross leads all product-related operations and teams including sourcing, product development, quality assurance, and pricing for Eastland’s various brands and private label projects. Additionally, Ross will continue to manage partnerships with several of the company’s largest accounts.
In 1985, Ross joined Eastland as a sales representative responsible for the company’s New England and New York territories. Throughout his tenure, Ross’ role has evolved and he has served as a key member of Eastland’s executive team. He was also an integral part of the company’s transition from a domestic shoe manufacturer to a global marketing company.
“My sons, Joshua and Jordan (both Senior Vice Presidents here at Eastland), and I are proud and happy to recognize Ross’ contributions through the years with this promotion. His dedication to the company and Eastland’s brands has been a model for our growing team. This has been a year of pivotal and exciting changes for our nearly 60 year old company. Ross’ experience, leadership, and understanding of our family business have been extremely helpful as we make the necessary changes to assure the perpetuation of our brands and our business for the future,” added Jim Klein, President of Eastland Shoe Corp.
About Eastland Shoe Corp.
Since 1955, three generations of the Maine-based Eastland family have crafted timelessly classic, casual footwear of the finest workmanship, comfort and quality standards. We are proud of every shoe we package and send your way.
Drawing from the state's long-standing tradition of handsewn and handcrafted footwear, the Eastland brand is known for its Americana heritage-inspired styles that reflects our Maine roots and long-standing traditional shoemaking principles. Our footwear collections offer styles for contemporary women and men who appreciate updated New England classic attitude, long-lasting quality and great value in their casual footwear. Full-grain leathers, handcrafted detail, durable soles and exceptional comfort are built into every pair.