Munich, the sports and lifestyle shoe brand based in Barcelona, has made Xavier Artigas its new export sales manager. Artigas has previously worked, in both retail and wholesale, for the jewelers Majorica and Carrera y Carrera, the shoemaker Castañer and the watchmaker Grupo Cadarso/Ice-Watch, mostly as a director of national sales or exports. According to Munich, he specializes in difficult markets like Asia, the Middle East and North America. Munich closed out its fiscal year 2017 with €35 million in sales, according to Modae.es, the Spanish fashion news service. The company was founded in 1939.