Adidas’ executive board has extended the appointment of Martin Shankland as a member of the company’s executive board, responsible for global operations, for an additional five years, making his contract run until 2027. He has been an executive board member since 2019, playing a key role in the areas of sustainability, product innovation and digital transformation along the entire value chain. Shankland has been with Adidas for 24 years. He spent the first 17 years in Russia, serving as finance director and then as managing director. He moved to Dubai in 2017 as managing director for Emerging Markets before his transfer to his current position at the head office in Herzogenaurach.