Todd Yates has been named Vice President and General Manager, Wolverine Footwear Group Marketing and Apparel. He was previously Senior Vice President of Marketing and Product Development for The Igloo Products Corp.

Brenda McGahan, former Head of Woolmark Company, has been appointed Chief Executive at Australian Wool Innovation (AWI).

M+F Girbaud has hired a new country manager for Germany/Austria, Thomas Wolter. He replaces Martin Gerster, who was responsible for the brand for 20 years.

H.I.S. Jeans has a new sales manager for Germany: Guido Kern. He is responsible for wholesale and key accounts.

Stefan Krause has taken over the leadership of the apparel segment of Vaude. He is responsible for product development, design, production and sales.