Alpargatas, which owns the Havaianas brand of rubber shoes, has made Scott Ziegler its new retail director for Europe, the Middle East and Asia (EMEA), with responsibility for the region's 170 Havaianas points of sale, from mono-brand stores to franchisees and concessions. Ziegler is no stranger to the region, having served as vice president of direct-to-consumer sales at Timberland EMEA and as head of retail-operations development for EMEA at Adidas. He has also been director of retail for Europe at Columbia Sportswear and held various executive positions at Foot Locker.