Rockport has created the new position of head of Rockport Europe, and as of April 1, Thomas Vorndran will be filling the role. He is tasked with overseeing the growing European business of the brand, and all of its operations in the region. He will report to Michael Rupp, the president and chief executive of Rockport. Vorndran comes from Reebok, which he helped re-establish in the German-speaking countries. He has been with the Adidas Group since 2002. His position at Reebok will be filled by Elke “Elli” Stein, who will take over marketing and sales in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. She is stepping up from her job at vice president for global wholesale solutions.