Thomas Schmidt has taken over the position of sales manager for Germany, Austria and Switzerland (GAS) for the sports division at Edelrid as of March 1, 2021. This also includes the Red Chili brand. Schmidt has been with the company since 2006. Most recently, he was responsible for Southern Germany as a field sales representative for sports. In his new position, he is in charge of the German-speaking countries and leads the German field sales team consisting of Nils Kramer (South/East), Jürgen Beisswenger (South/West), Sven Frings (North/West) and Jesse Guthrie (North/East).