Schöffel has a new person in charge of the product management division, Stefan Späth, succeeding German Käsmeier who is leaving the company after 12 years by mutual agreement. He will report directly to the chief executive, Peter Schöffel. Späth worked for 11 years in purchasing and sales for Sport Förg, a sporting goods retailer in Augsburg. He then worked in similar positions and others for an online retailer specializing in outdoor products, Süd-West Versand.