OFF THE SLOPES: Carsten Hendrich has been named head of brand management and communications at Willy Bogner GmbH & Co. KGaA. He has also joined the Munich-based company’s executive board. In his new role, the 38-year-old Hendrich is responsible for communications, advertising and public relations, as well as the event, sponsoring and new-media divisions. In addition, he now controls the development of the 80-year-old Bogner brand in terms of content and style.
Prior to joining Bogner, Hendrich spent the past three-and-a-half years working at the Stuttgart-based luxury department store Breuninger, where he served as director of brand and marketing communications.
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In other Bogner news, the brand has teamed up with the Omni Mount Washington Resort in Bretton Woods, N.H., to open a pop-up store. Should guests not find the size or style they are looking for, they can use the shop’s computer, with a 60-inch flat-screen monitor, to order from Bogner’s e-commerce site or other Bogner outlets. Their purchases will be shipped to their homes or to the store, depending on the length of their stay.