+++ Ping Europe’s managing director for the past 24 years, John Clark, will be stepping down from this role at the end of the year, when he will be replaced by Lisa Lovatt, the current general manager +++ Cairn, the French brand of snow goggles and helmets, has appointed Folco Canonico as its new managing director, taking over the role from Marjorie Baudet +++ After 20 years in the post, Willy Grims will be replaced as Austrian country manager for Erima with the new year by Michael Klimitsch, who has served as his deputy +++ Kristijan Varvodic, 33, has been appointed to the new position of chief financial officer of Trisport, which owns the rights to the Kettler brand for Europe, except in the U.K. +++ Mizuno has recruited a new national sales manager for Germany and Austria, Marc Steinke, who worked previously for Intersport Germany and then as key account manager for Under Armour +++