VF brand Eastpak announced Markus Hamm as new Sales Director for Germany and Austria. Hamm, who has worked as Country Manager for the VF brand Jansport for the last five years, takes over the position of André Bortz.

At Eastpak, the 39-years old wants to focus on the travel section, where he sees “a high potential for growth.”

As a part of the Top Management Team, Hamm will directly report to General Manager Massimo Ferrucci. Antecessor Bortz has been announced as Sales Director Scando / Emerging Markets at Eastpak.