Vaude has announced two new executive appointments. Manfred Meindl, 34, will be in charge of trade marketing, and Aaron Bittner, 31, will act as apparel manager of the company. Meindl will continue to be responsible for online marketing, which he has led for five years with good results in social media for the brand's positioning and its transparent communication. Bittner has been with Vaude for eight years, working as product manager for the Family and Trek & Hike division, and then for the Mountain and Bike segments. In his new position, which is new, he will run a 17-person team.