Craghoppers, the British producer of travel apparel and equipment, has appointed Patrick Laquer for the recently created position of sales manager for Germany and Austria. He will run a team of four sales representatives in Germany and one in Austria. For the past four years, Laquer worked as key account manager at the German subsidiary of Craghoppers in Hamburg. He reported directly to the European sales manager, Oliver Robens, who is also based in Hamburg.