Germany’s Adidas Group has announced new management for the German-speaking markets. Günter Weigl has been named CEO of Germany, Austria and Switzerland, effective Jan. 1, 2010. He will be responsible for Adidas and Reebok. Subsequently, General Manager Thomas Vordran will also remain responsible for Reebok in the area. Weigl succeeds Ralph Kotterer, who switches to CEO, South East Asia. Both will report Roland Auschel, Chief Sales Officer of Adidas Group. Weigl began working with Adidas in 1992, while Kotterer has been with Adidas for over 24 years.

—Melanie Gropler