Karsten Bolle, has left Ara Shoes, where he was responsible for sales in Germany, on May 31 by mutual agreement. He had worked for this subsidiary of the Ara group for 24 years. Frank Lüttig, director of international sales since 2012, assumes the newly created position of head of sales, responsible for Ara Shoes' sales in Germany and abroad. Ara Shoes is part of Ara AG, which is also the parent company of Lloyd Shoes and Salamander and a major shareholder in Legero. The group recorded total sales of €639.4 million in 2017.