Danish footwear brand Ecco has appointed Tom Berry as president and CEO of Ecco USA, based in Londonderry, New Hampshire, effective immediately. After more than 20 years with the brand, former president Dave Quel had announced his retirement last summer, with CFO Klaus Flock serving as interim president since Aug. 1. Berry is a seasoned veteran with a long history in the consumer goods and footwear industries. Most recently, he served as SVP of global business development at Levi Strauss & Co. He also served as managing director for several Levi’s subsidiaries and led the global licensing business. Prior to Levi’s, Berry held executive and general management positions at leading global sports and outdoor companies including Tecnica Group, Salomon and The North Face.