Mountain Hardwear has appointed Joe Flannery vice president of global marketing for the high-end outdoor brand and for Montrail footwear, which are both brands of Columbia Sportswear. He held a similar position at The North Face, a company where Topher Gaylord previously also worked. Gaylord used to direct TNF’s European operations and is now the overall head of Mountain Hardwear. 39-year-old Flannery was previously global vice president of Adidas’ “Originals” division and senior international product merchandising manager at Nike-Bauer Hockey.