Johnson Outdoors has appointed Ed Stevens, former chief executive of Shopatron, to its board of directors. Stevens will join Johnson's board from the start of November and he will stand for re-election at the group's annual shareholders' meeting in 2017. Shopatron is a provider of cloud-based, online order management services. Stevens wrote a book about the launch and growth of the company, and became chief operating officer of Kibo Software, the strategic merger of Market Live, Shopatron and Fiverun, amounting to a cloud-based, omni-channel commerce platform group. Lee McCollum is retiring from Johnson's board after a decade of service.