Altra, the running brand recently acquired by VF Corp., has hired Andrew Conley as its director of global product. Conley has spent his entire career in running shoes. He was most recently with Hoka One One, helping to expand the women's line and overseeing the launch of the Carbon X racing shoe and the Fly series. Before that, he held a series of product- and sales-related titles at Saucony. At Altra, he will be leading design, development, merchandising and other such areas worldwide.