Footwear company Wolverine Worldwide announced Dave Latchana was appointed chief legal officer and corporate secretary.

Latchana will oversee the company’s legal; compliance; corporate communications; risk management; environmental, social, and governance; and security and loss prevention functions.

Latchana has been at Wolverine Worldwide for nearly 16 years, joining the company in 2008 as corporate counsel. He then served as associate general counsel and assistant secretary.

He next spent three years as vice president of executive compensation, global benefits, and corporate communications from 2021-24. Since January, he has been interim general counsel.