On May 31, Daniel Kraus left Bernd Hummel, the German-based licensee of Kangaroos and owner of the Flip Flop brand. In May 2018, Bernd Hummel had appointed Kraus to the newly created position of vice president for sales and marketing, responsible for sales of the Kangaroos and Flip Flop brands and in charge of customer service, marketing and PR. Kraus started his professional career at Hugo Boss in 2001. Before joining Bernd Hummel, he was chief executive of Otto Kern, part of Ahlers