Diane Sullivan

Ms. Sullivan has been Executive Chairman of the Board since January 15, 2023. She joined Caleres as President in 2004 and added Chief Operating Officer to her responsibilities in 2006. Sullivan became Chief Executive Officer and President in 2011 and took on the additional role of Chairman of the Board beginning in 2014. Prior to her current role, she served as CEO and Board Chair from December 2020 to January 2023. Before joining the company, she was Vice Chairman of the Footwear Group at Phillips-Van Heusen from 2001-2003. Sullivan also served as President and COO of The Stride Rite Corporation where she worked from 1995-2001 and prior to that gained extensive consumer brand management and sales expertise at several companies including M&M/Mars and The Mennen Company. Sullivan’s philanthropic passion for the shoe industry, gender parity, education, and healthcare was celebrated in 2017 when she received the Footwear News Icon Award for Social Impact. She has been recognized by the Women’s Forum of New York for her commitment to gender parity, with more than 50 percent women on the Caleres Board of Directors. Sullivan serves on the board of the Two Ten Footwear Foundation and was one of the founders of Two Ten's Women in the Footwear Industry community (WIFI). She serves on the board of Enterprise Holdings, Spanx, and At Home Group, Inc.