Jim Hoff, long-time head of sales at Asics America, resigned last Friday, April 1.

Heather Spears, public relations manager, Asics America Corp., confirmed market reports of his exit. She said no replacement has been named and Kevin Wulff, its new CEO of Asics America, “is making the search for a VP of Sales his top priority.”

As reported, Wulff, formerly president of Asics America, became CEO, effective April 1 following the resignation of Nobuo Oda. Wulff became the first CEO for Asics America who is non-Japanese.

Hoff, VP of sales at Asics America, was promoted to national sales manager in 1995 after previouily serving as Asic's eastern regional manager.