Taking over some of Christian Benedikt's functions (see the previous article), Maxime Guillaumond, who comes from Raidlight, is joining Bridgedale as business development manager, based in Eurasburg, Germany. One key focus of his role will be to support OSC, the group's distributor for Germany, Austria and Italy. He will also be responsible for Bridgedale's distributors in Central and Eastern Europe, including Poland, the Czech Republic and Slovakia. Bridgedale, the socks manufacturer based in Northern Ireland, which recently launched headwear and gloves, is currently recruiting distributors and agents for Sweden, France and some other parts of the world.