Martin Esslinger was appointed as the new sales director of Ortlieb, the German supplier of waterproof packs and bags. Previously, the 34-year-old manager worked as head of international sales for Uhlsport. At Ortlieb, Esslinger replaces Bertram Breitenbach, who left the company after five years. Esslinger reports directly to Wolfgang Paulus, chief executive of Ortlieb. Julia Roth was recently appointed as junior product manager at the company.