Pierre Lefebvre has been appointed the brand manager of All Star D.A.CH. Before Lefebvre took up his new position, he worked as a sales manager for Converse and was responsible for Germany, Austria and Switzerland. “With the new position as brand manager we honor Pierre Lefebvre’s unfailing commitment to our company and Converse the brand,” said Willy Umland, managing partner of All Star D.A.CH. In other news, Martin Stankiewicz will support the marketing team and marketing manager Florian Gottesmann. Stankiewicz has worked for Converse since 2006.

—Helena Sauer