After only little more than a year in his position, Andy Koehler will leave his job as Chief Operating Officer (COO) at Puma. According to a company statement, Koehler wishes “to leave Puma for personal reasons, effective July 31, 2014”. He will remain available to the Kering Group as a consultant.
Following this decision, Lars Radoor Soerensen has been appointed new COO of the Puma SE as of August 1, 2014. Soerensen joined Puma in November 2013 and has led the areas of Business Processes and Intelligence as well as Information Technology since. Previously, the Dane has been employed as COO at the Bestseller Group and Esprit and before that held leading roles at Adidas and Lego.