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PARIS Adidas has named Martin Shankland as its board member in charge of global operations, effective March 4. He replaces Gil Steyaert, who has left the German sportswear-maker to pursue new career opportunities, the company said.

Shankland, an Australian who joined Adidas in 1997, was most recently its managing director for emerging markets.

 

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