Holly Li will be leaving her post as vice president and general manager North China for Adidas AG to join Espirit as the company's chief executive for Chinese operations. In this role, which she will assume as of Feb. 1, 2012, Li will oversee Espirit's efforts to expand in China, reporting to Ronald van der Vis, the company's CEO. She was with Adidas for 11 years, starting as regional sales manager then working her way up as small business development manager, regional director and finally her current post. Espirit recently announced that it had a goal of doubling its annual sales to about €566 million over the next four years and nearly double the number of points of sale it has in China, from the current thousand to 1,900.