Kirk Richardson, a 27-year veteran of Nike who has headed up its ACG division, will become president of Keen, the fast-growing American brand of outdoor footwear. He will replace Jim Van Dyne, who has decided that he does not want to move to Portland where the brand is going to relocate in April. Richardson has had extensive experience with Nike in Europe, Japan. He has been overseeing some of the company’s footwear and apparel operations. Another Oregon-based executive, Bobbie Parisi, is joining Keen as vice president of marketing. She has been holding a similar position at Dr. Martens’ U.S. office. Other new appointments at Keen include Kris Hamper as chief executive officer and Kelly Wallrich as director of design and development.