Jochen Zeitz has resigned from the administrative board of sportswear brand Puma.

He will step down as chairman and member of the board, effective 30 November.

Zeitz remains on the board of major shareholder PPR and continues to chair PPR's sustainability committee.

Zeitz was CEO of Puma for 18 years. He announced plans to step down from the role in March. He was replaced in that role by Franz Koch.

Puma said it will elect a new chairman in its regular meeting on 23 October.