Sergio Khiel has been appointed as the new chief executive and president of Fischer Skis' U.S. subsidiary, effective May 1. He takes the place of Ryan Leach, who left the company in December. Khiel served most recently as vice president of strategy and business development for DPS Skis. Prior to that, Khiel worked in leading roles for Puma, Nike and Reebok for 11 years, and then, in 2012, he became general manager of president of Uvex Sports for North America.