Earth Shoes has appointed Jocelyn Thornton to the new post of executive vice president of product and merchandising and Fred Allard as creative director of product.

Before joining Earth Jones, Thornton was senior vice president of creative and merchandising strategy at the fashion and retail consultancy Doneger Group for over 3 years.

Prior to that she worked for four and a half years for Wolverine Worldwide where she became vice president of women’s product for the Sperry brand. She also worked for over a year for Clarks North America where she was director for artisan and unstructured business units and was a buyer at SRI Shoes for over four years.

Fred Allard started his career as creative director in 1984, working for Stephane Kelian and Nine West