Peter Frericks joined Hamm Market Solutions as international sales manager for the Scotch & Soda brand this November. Hamm has signed a new licensing deal for a line of men's and women's shoes that will be launched under the Scotch & Soda brand in the spring of 2019. Frericks, who worked previously as sales director for the Turkish-based Dogo shoe brand, will work closely together with Claus Gese, chief marketing officer and, since this August, also head of sales. Before joining Dogo, Frericks worked for Converse. On Aug. 1, Moritz Hamm assumed the position of chief executive of Hamm Market Solutions, the German-based footwear licensee for Gant and previously also for Napapijri. He has been a member of the executive board for four years. Other members of the board are Claus Gese and Dirk Pues, chief product officer.