Werner Weber has joined the executive board of Leder & Schuh, the Austrian parent company of Humanic, Stiefelkönig and other shoe retail chains. Taking the place of Peter Horvath, who is leaving the company at his own request after 22 years, he will sit on the executive board next to its president, Peter Simma, and Heinzpeter Mandl. In the supervisory board, Karl Mayer-Rieckh, 46, is promoted from deputy chairman to chairman, succeeding Alexander Leeb who has resigned for personal reasons.