Mark Worden appointed CEO of Shoe Carnival

United States
Published:  23 March, 2021

The U.S. retailer of footwear and accessories has appointed the President of the board and Chief Customer Officer Mark Worder as its new CEO, replacing Cliff Sifford. Worder will retain his title as President.

The appointment is effective September 30, 2021. In his current role, Worden is responsible for overseeing the chain stores, online business, marketing, CRM, real estate and HR departments.

“When Mark joined Shoe Carnival nearly three years ago, our objective was to bring on-board an executive officer who would be positioned to take over as CEO at the right time,” explained Sifford.

Sifford has worked at Shoe Carnival since 1997, as CEO since 2012, and will continue to serve in the role of Vice Chairman of the board after stepping down as CEO.