Ortlieb Sportartikel has appointed Jürgen Siegwarth as its new chief executive, with immediate effect. Siegwarth will be principally responsible for the marketing and sales divisions. He will be in charge of management alongside Hartmut Ortlieb, the company's founder, who will continue to head the technology and production division. Most recently, Siegwarth served as managing director at Hanwag Germany. He also previously worked at Meindl and Deuter.