Bill Dodge has been named as the new general manager of Patagonia Footwear. He will oversee all business operations, product development, marketing and sales initiatives for that licensed brand within Wolverine World Wide’s Outdoor Group. Most recently, he was general manager of GoLite Footwear for Timberland. He has also been sales and marketing manager for the Dunham brand at New Balance and director of footwear for Salomon North America. Meanwhile, Craig Throne, the original general manager of Patagonia Footwear, moves to the slot of vice president for global marketing for the Outdoor Group, which includes the Merrell and Patagonia brands.