Qiaodan Sports

06/2018 to present 

Creative Director Apparel Qiaodan Sports Co., LTD, Xiamen, China

Lead Director for Qiaodan Creative Direction, Color, Graphic

Designer for Qiaodan MIX collection


02/2016 to 02/2018

Creative Director Guirenniao/K-Bird Xiamen, China

Lead Director for Guirenniao Creative Direction for Apparel, Footwear, Accessories

Creative Direction ODM Skechers

Advisor to the board of Directors


12/2013 to 12/2015

Reebok International, Boston, MA, USA

Senior Design Director BU Running

Responsible for Reebok Running Apparel and Footwear Design

Responsible for Reebok Outerwear Design


03/2009 to 03/2011

Li-Ning China, Beijing

Executive Creative Director

Responsible for Li-Ning Creative Direction for Apparel, Footwear, Accessories

Work with world class athletes Lin Dan, Peng Shuai, China Golden Teams (Badminton, Diving, Shooting, Ping Pong, Gymnastics)


11/2004 to 05/2008

Nike Inc., Beaverton, OR, USA

Design Director

Responsible for Nike Running Global Apparel Design

Responsible for Nike US Apparel Men's Sport (Training, Running, Basketball)

Lead Designer Nike Men's Global Tennis, Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer


08/1997 to 07/2003


Head of Design Adidas USA Apparel, Portland, OR, USA

Senior Designer Global Football Apparel and Accessories, Herzogenaurach, Germany

Lead Designer Football Apparel, Herzogenaurach, Germany

Developer Football Apparel


Bachelor Degree in Menswear Design / Dipl.-Ing.(FH)

1993 to 1997

Fachhochschule Moenchengladbach, Germany

Bachelor Degree in Retail Economics / Dipl.-Betriebswirt (BA)

1990 to 1993

Berufsakademie Mannheim, Germany

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