Reebok has appointed Kerby Jean-Raymond, a Haitian-American fashion designer, to the position of vice president of creative direction, in replacement of Karen Reuther. He will be working with the product, global marketing and development teams. He will also join Reebok’s senior management, which reports to the brand’s president, Matt O’Toole. In addition, Jean-Raymond will be working with Reebok’s “Product with Purpose” anti-racism program, due for a launch in 2021. The first products developed under his oversight are to hit the market in 2022. Jean-Raymond has been working with Reebok for the past four years on Reebok’s joint collection with Pyer Moss, the label he founded in 2013. He has been the CFDA’s “American Menswear Designer of the Year” and Harlem’s Fashion Row’s “Designer of the Year.” In partnership with Kering, he recently launched “Your Friends in New York,” an initiative that describes itself as a platform merging “fashion, culture, philanthropy and wellness to form an eco-system of creativity that reimagines how consumers discover and interact with brands.” It’s still not clear who will be in charge of product creation for the rest of the Adidas Group. As we have reported, the group fired its overall creative director, Paul Gaudio, on Aug. 31 – ostensibly over a comment he posted to Instagram on Kyle Rittenhouse, the 17-year-old American who has been jailed on two counts of homicide, among other things, for his actions during a riot in Kenosha, Wisconsin, on Aug. 25. The riot broke out over the police shooting of Jason Blake, who was violating a restraining order filed for a charge of sexual assault.