Sealskinz has set up a German sales subsidiary at Ottensoos, near Nuremberg, which will also cover the markets of Austria, Switzerland, Italy, Poland, the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Slovenia for the British high-performance sports and outdoor apparel company. The new subsidiary will be run by Marc Wachter, a 40-year-old manager who has been involved in marketing for Marmot Mountain for almost 11 years, the last five in the position of vice president of sales & marketing for Marmot Europe.