Adidas Appoints Sports Marketing Executive

The company also named a new managing director of Central Europe.

PARIS — The Adidas Group said Thursday that it has appointed Günter “Jimmy” Weigl as senior vice president of global sports marketing and sports relations and Winand Krawinkel as managing director for Adidas Group Central Europe.


Both appointments are effective July 1.


Weigl, who is currently managing director of Adidas Group Central Europe, succeeds Michael Riehl following the latter’s death in March.


Krawinkel is presently managing director of Adidas Group South Africa.  The company said his replacement in that role would be named in the near future.