+++ Angel and David Segarra Soria, founders of Sprinter and shareholders in the Iberian Sports Retail Group (ISRG) controlled by JD Sports Fashion, have joined the board of directors of Deporvillage, the Spanish-based sports e-tailer recently acquired by ISRG

+++ Nadine Garneau is leaving Tremera Brands to become the new vice president of sales at Lolë, the Montreal-based active lifestyle brand

+++ Fanatics has hired a new general counsel, Shiri Ben-Yishai, who was previously chief legal officer at MacAndrews & Forbes



+++ Wilson has opened a 6,400-sqft. flagship store in the SoHo district of New York, in the vicinity Adidas, Nike, Lululemon and other sports and streetwear brands, where customers can try out golf clubs and tennis balls, among others

+++ Hummel is going to open its biggest store in Denmark in May, located in the Bruuns Gallery of Aahrus, after opening many other smaller stores in the country that offer mainly its children’s wear 


Legal & Institutional:

+++ Like Nike and Columbia Sportswear, VF Corp. is requiring all its employees in the U.S. to be vaccinated against Covid by a Jan. 31 or face termination, according to the Outside Business Journal



+++ TaylorMade has signed an LPGA Tour golfer, Brooke Henderson, to play with its TP5x golf ball and to wear its Tour Preferred Glove

+++ Smith Optics has added Tess Coady, the Australian big air and slopestyle snowboarder, to its global snow team