Rusty Hall will return to Mephisto's U.S. subsidiary on Jan. 3 in the role of president and chief executive. He had already served in this function between 2010 and 2015. The seasoned manager has accumulated more than 20 years of experience in the comfort footwear industry. Hall most recently served as executive director of sales for Hush Puppies in North America, after working for Abeo Footwear and Phoenix Footwear. At Mephisto, he is taking the place of James Rowley, a former sales and marketing manager of Geox who had joined the French company at the beginning of 2018. Prior to him, the U.S. subsidiary was led by Michael Crosno.