Puma Appoints Sourcing Executive

The German sporting goods company taps Shirley Justice for a newly created position.

PARIS — In a move to better optimize its global supply chain, Puma has named Shirley Justice, 43, its general manager of global sourcing, a new position at the Herzogenaurach, Germany-based sporting goods company.

Justice will be based in Puma’s Asian headquarters in Hong Kong and report to chief financial officer Michael Lämmermann, until a new chief executive officer has been appointed.

Puma parent Kering has indicated a new ceo to succeed Franz Koch should be named in the coming weeks.

Justice joins Puma from Nike, where she was most recently director of sustainable manufacturing and sourcing materials. A U.S. citizen, Justice boasts 25 years of international experience in sourcing and supply chain related positions.

She will be responsible for all of Puma’s global footwear, apparel and accessories sourcing activities.