Columbia Sportswear has re-arranged the management of its German operations. Mike Kaier, the brand manager in charge of Germany, Austria and Slovenia, has appointed Tom Czizegg for the new position of sales manager for the German market. In return, the position of the strategic key account manager has been cancelled. Effective end of July, Jörg Aumüller will leave the company to accept new business opportunities. Czizegg served Reebok for 14 years in various positions.