Bruce Barrows has been promoted to North American sales manager for the Spanish company Lorpen, which makes performance socks. Barrows had been U.S. sales manager since he started with the company in January. The new title adds responsibility for Canadian sales. In addition, Bill Weatherall has been named key account specialist. He has held many different positions with the company since he joined it when it was founded in 1985. North America is one of the major foreign markets for Lorpen along with Russia, Finland and France.