Italian product design expert Jacopo Bufacchi will join the British outdoor brands Rab and Lowe Alpine, both owned by Equip Outdoor Technologies, as their new design lead on Nov. 1. Bufacchi succeeds Jonn Langen, who left Equip in the summer. In his new position, he will be responsible for creating the products and seasonal collections in line with the strategic objectives of both brands. Bufacchi has extensive experience in the outdoor and textile industry and has worked in leading design positions at Peak Performance, Haglöfs and Stellar Equipment, among others, in the past.