The Deckers Outdoor Corporation, holding company of footwear and accessories label UGG Australia, will take over Wave & Motion as of July 2014, the company that has been responsible for UGG's distribution in the German and Austrian markets. This fusion won’t have any practical effects on the composition of the workforce. The eighteen employees of Wave & Motion will keep their roles within the UGG brand and the showrooms in Düsseldorf, Hamburg, Munich and Salzburg remain the same. Dieter Westphal, who founded the Wave & Motion GmbH 15 years ago, will continue to coordinate as managing director overlooking all tasks related to sales, service and trading support.

"Germany and Austria are very important markets for UGG Australia and we are happy to carry forward the cooperation with Dieter and Sabine Westphal as well as with the competent team of Wave & Motion”, said Dave Powers, Deckers President of Omni-Channel.

The Deckers Outdoor Corporation designs and commercializes footwear, apparel and accessories. In addition to UGG Australia, the portfolio of the company includes brands like Teva, Sanuk, Tsubo, Ahnu, Mozo and Hoka One One.