In taking on her new leadership role, Köhler will also assume Eppler’s post as the Vice President of the DACH (Germany, Austria and Switzerland) region.
She studied biology and sport science and has worked for Nike, occupying various positions, since 1997. Until now Köhler has been the Vice President and General Manger for Northern Europe at the company.
What Eppler, a former professional ice hockey player, will now do for Nike is not yet known. Before he came to Nike in 2002, Eppler worked for McKinsey and the Swiss financial services company UBS.